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Blue Iris Quilt

A work made of cotton, plain weave, pieced; quilted, pattern outlined in pencil, heavily padded in parts; appliquéd with cotton, plain weave, printed, embroidered; backed with cotton, plain weave.

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave, pieced; quilted, pattern outlined in pencil, heavily padded in parts; appliquéd with cotton, plain weave, printed, embroidered; backed with cotton, plain weave.

Date:

1945

Artist:

Jeannette Dean Throckmorton (American, 1883–1963)
United States, Iowa, Des Moines

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Dr. Jeannette Dean Throckmorton (Weaver)

Title

Blue Iris Quilt

Place

Iowa (Object made in)

Date

Made 1945

Medium

Cotton, plain weave, pieced; quilted, pattern outlined in pencil, heavily padded in parts; appliquéd with cotton, plain weave, printed, embroidered; backed with cotton, plain weave

Inscriptions

Inscription (lower center): 1945 Dr. Jeannette

Dimensions

246.6 × 183.8 cm (97 7/8 × 72 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Jeannette Dean Throckmorton

Reference Number

1959.329

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