Interpretive Resource

Activity: Ella Maria Deacon's Quilt

Activity: Ella Maria Deacon's Quilt

This cheerful bedcover is a "friendship quilt" made for a woman named Ella Maria Deacon in 1842 in the area of Mount Holly, New Jersey. The superb condition of this quilt preserves the ingenious and skilled workmanship that went into it. Includes discussion questions and activities for use at home, school, and in the museum.

19th century, textiles
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Early Childhood

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