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Catalog Number 9205-6
Title Quilt; Roman Square
Object Name Quilt
Description Roman Square quilt that is predominately black with multiple other bright colors making up the pattern. The top is make of silks, taffeta, satins and brocade fabrics. The top is hand pieced and it is edged with heavy silk roping. The backing is a cotton sateen print. The filling is presumed to be cotton batting.
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1915
Material silk, satin, cotton
Height (in) 66
Width (in) 52
History Hand made by the paternal grandmother of the donor around 1890.
Credit line Mrs. Ruth Clute, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Clute, Mrs. Ruth Huntsinger