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Folk Tales Quilt

A work made of polyester, plain weaves; pieced, appliquéd with polyester plain weave; machine embroidered with rayon and cotton; quilted with cotton thread.

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  • A work made of polyester, plain weaves; pieced, appliquéd with polyester plain weave; machine embroidered with rayon and cotton; quilted with cotton thread.

Date:

1984

Artist:

Designed and executed by Linda Straw
English, born 1939
England, Leicester

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Linda Straw (Designer)

Title

Folk Tales Quilt

Place

England (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1984

Medium

Polyester, plain weaves; pieced, appliquéd with polyester plain weave; machine embroidered with rayon and cotton; quilted with cotton thread

Inscriptions

Inscription (lower right hand corner): Folk Tales (lower left hand corner): LS 1984 (label on reverse): Folk Tales by Linda Straw 44 Upperton Rd. Leicester, England tel. 555179 member of the Irish Patchwork Society 1984

Dimensions

260 × 226.7 cm (102 3/8 × 89 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Power

Reference Number

2002.609

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