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Goldfinches and Flowers 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:

1948

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

Title

Goldfinches and Flowers Quilt

Place

Iowa (Object made in)

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Made 1948

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 left): Theo Bentley Russell Dorothy Russell Sorensen; (lower right): Julia Margaret Sorensen, Jan. 26. 1947; (lower right corner): Dr. Jeannette, 1948

Dimensions

170.2 × 222.3 cm (67 × 87 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Jeannette Dean Throckmorton

Reference Number

1958.514

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