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Pattern Names: whitework
Top By: Keeler, Orella
Period: 1800-1849
Date: ca. 1820
Location Made: Ridgefield,, Connecticut (CT) USA
Project Name: Permanent Collection
Contributor: DAR Museum
ID Number: 64.132
Layout Format: Wholecloth
Quilt Size: 78 1/2 inches x 86 inches
Fabrics: Cotton
Colors: White
Construction: Hand Piecing, Embroidery
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Wedding
Other Notes: Donor history states "Padded work counterpane made by Orrella Keeler of Ridgefield Conn. For her wedding outfit October, 1823. This quilt was made entirely by candlelight and used continuously for fifty years until her death at White Plains, N. Y."
Detail Images:

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Basket of flowers
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