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Title Carolina Lily quilt
Object Name Quilt
Catalog Number 2005.49.1
Lexicon Category 2: Building Furnishings
Lexicon Sub-category Bedding
Description Carolina Lily pattern quilt, ca. 1875, composed of red and green pieced tulips that are appliqued on a white ground. The red fabric is a solid while the green is a print with a small brown figure; the quilt has a muslin backing and a red binding. Individual blocks are set on point with 30 complete blocks, a row of 1/2 tulip blocks on one end, and a row of 3/4 tulip blocks along each side. Complete blocks measure 12 x 12 inches. The quilt is hand quilted with parallel line quilting in the pieced blocks and a checkerboard pattern quilted in the plain setting blocks.
Place of Origin Hart County, KY
Material Fabric
Search Terms Quilting
Quilts and Quilting
Subjects Quilting --Kentucky
Quilts and quilting
Quilts --Kentucky
Caption Carolina Lily quilt (overall)
Number of Images 3
Dimensions H-86.25 W-71 inches
Dimension type 1
Height (in) 86.25
Width (in) 71
Ownership History Lafferty, Virgie (Elzie Thomas) Galloway (1880-1962)