Baltimore Album Quilt

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Pattern Names: Mary Mannakee Quilt
Period: 1850-1875
Date: 1851
Location Made: Maryland (MD) USA
Project Name: Permanent Collection
Contributor: DAR Museum
ID Number: 7124
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 101 inches x 102 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Print, Solid/plain
Colors: Red, Green, White
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique, Reverse Applique, Embroidery
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Gift or presentation
Other Notes: Donor history: "This quilt I bought from a junk shop on D Street in 1916 for $6.00. It was hanging by one corner and was very dirty. I had it dry cleaned and cut off the borders to make two pairs of drapes. These I used at the dining room windows when we lived in the Moore house at Yorktown, VA. The center I hung up as a wall decoration. With a red floor, cream walls and trim, and old mahogany furniture, it made a beautiful room..."
Inscription: Miss Mary E. Mannakee Sept. 20th 1850 ME Mannakee 1850 Sept Mary, remember me William Thomas Johnson 1851
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