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Princess Feather Quilt


Elizabeth Alexander



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G304
Princess Feather Quilt, Elizabeth Alexander
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton; appliqué, quilting
Size: 89 x 84 in. (226.06 x 213.36 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Tag ULC on back: [Pieced & quilted by Elizabeth Alexander our grandmother in the year 1830 [rest of tag illegible]]
Physical Description: pinwheel in diamond shape at center; blue border; squares surrounding border
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Barbara and Edwin Braman
Accession Number: 2004.260
Artist: Elizabeth Alexander, American
Role: Maker
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American
Added to Site: February 28, 2009