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Appliquéd, pieced and embroidered quilt; dyed and printed cotton plain and satin weave fabrics; machine made lace; cotton embroidery threads
231.2 × 214.5 cm (91 × 84 7/16 in.)
Bequest of Prudence Fuchsmann
Extended information about this artwork
Aurora, Illinois, Central States Quilt Exhibition, 1949
Art Institute of Chicago, Making Memories: Quilts as Souvenirs, Galleries 57-59, October 20, 2017-April 1, 2018
Made by Bertha Stenge, passed down to her daughter Prudence Fuchsmann; bequest to Art Institute of Chicago, 2008.
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