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Appliqué and Patchwork Summer Spread (SOLD)

Appliqué and Patchwork Summer Spread (SOLD)

This Friendship Quilt has 42 signed stitched-squares w/a vine border. Several squares are dated 1866, 1867, 1875 and stitched “Stamford, Conn” or Brooklyn L.I.” Many signatures include “Clayton”, “Thomson”, and “Wilson” families, along with a square depicting the dog, “Prince” (see photo). Perhaps the shield with the name “George W. Clayton” and date “1866” reflects his service in the Civil War.

~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: 98 x 85 inches
Maker / Origin: Signatures reflect the Stamford, Connecticut and Long Island, New York area
Medium: Pieced and appliqued cotton

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