Sunbonnet Sue Quilt

A work made of cotton, plain weave; pieced and appliquéd with cotton, plain weave; batting; backed with cotton, plain weave; appliquéd areas embroidered in buttonhole, chain, running, and stem stitches.

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; pieced and appliquéd with cotton, plain weave; batting; backed with cotton, plain weave; appliquéd areas embroidered in buttonhole, chain, running, and stem stitches.

Date:

1920s

Artist:

Maggie Carson (American, 1898–1997)
United States, Illinois, Sidell

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Artist

Maggie Carson

Title

Sunbonnet Sue Quilt

Origin

Illinois

Date

1920–1929

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; pieced and appliquéd with cotton, plain weave; batting; backed with cotton, plain weave; appliquéd areas embroidered in buttonhole, chain, running, and stem stitches

Dimensions

210.8 x 171.2 cm (83 x 67 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Knutsford Holdings, Inc.

Reference Number

1980.501

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