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Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition Quilt

A work made of pieced quilt; dyed and printed cotton and wool plain and patterned weave fabrics; printed cotton handkerchief.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pieced quilt; dyed and printed cotton and wool plain and patterned weave fabrics; printed cotton handkerchief.

Date:

1876/1900

Artist:

United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition Quilt

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

Made 1876–1900

Medium

Pieced quilt; dyed and printed cotton and wool plain and patterned weave fabrics; printed cotton handkerchief

Inscriptions

Inscription (on handkerchief): CENTENNIAL / THE ART GALLERY. / 1776 /1876 / INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, 1876 /MAIN BUILDING. / HORTICULTURAL BUILDING. / PHILADELPHIA.

Dimensions

220.4 × 224.2 cm (86 3/4 × 88 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Laurance H. Armour, Jr. and Margot B. Armour Family Foundation

Reference Number

1977.187

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