|Title||"Tippie Canoe and Tyler Too" quilt|
|Lexicon Category||2: Building Furnishings|
|Description||"Tippie Canoe and Tyler Too" quilt. Pinwheel pattern pieced quilt made ca. 1845 using fabric commemorating William Henry Harrison's presidential campaign. Hand pieced and hand quilted in 16 row of 14 blocks, with one inch cross hatching in blocks. The border is quilted in diagonal lines. The border is made of "Tippie Canoe and Tyler Too" fabric. The edges are backed to front by hand with squared-off corners.|
|Collection||Elizabeth Richardson Collection|
William Henry Harrison
Quilting--United States --History.
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
|Year Range From||1840|
|Year Range To||1850|
|Caption||Tippecanoe and Tyler Too Pinwheel Pieced Quilt|
|Number of Images||9|
|Dimensions||H-80.75 W-73.75 inches|
7.5 inch wide border.
The quilt blocks range from 4.5 x 4 inches to 4 x 4 inches square. The quilting is 7 stitches to the inch.