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Lincoln's Platform Quilt

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Artist Unknown (Amish)

Date

c .1900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Lincoln's Platform Quilt, Artist Unknown (Amish)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton, wool
Size: 86 15/16 x 66 1/2 in. (220.82 x 168.91 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Pennsylvania, Mifflin County
Culture: Amish, North America, United States, Pennsylvania
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: pieced design of squares, rectangles and diamonds, alternating with blue and grey blocks quilted with leaf designs; three inner borders of tan and brown triangles and blue fabric; blue denim border; brown backing
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Robert and Carolyn Nelson
Accession Number: 2004.174.33
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009