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Cotton quilt
Description: Dated 1815-1840, this cotton chintz quilt, possibly made in North Carolina, was supposedly found by Union soldier Nathan Farmin in a buried chest during a foraging expedition in North Carolina in 1861 and sent it north. The quilt has a white background with flowers and urn appliqued in the center surrounded by a circle of flowers and flower sprigs. There is a narrow inner border, a middle border with flowers and birds, and an outer border of printed fabric. The back of the quilt is white. The applique style is broderie perse. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: H5607_001
Subjects: Quilts; Textiles; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Places: North Carolina