Floral Wreath applique

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Top By: Hornsby, Mrs.
Period: 1850-1875
Date: 1870
Location Made: Louisiana (LA) USA
Project Name: Permanent Collection
Contributor: DAR Museum
ID Number: 86.80
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 82 inches x 82 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Solid/plain
Colors: White, Green, Red, Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Unknown
Other Notes: This info. was obtained from an article in the " Baton Rouge Morning Advocate", Oct. 12, 1964, and from a note left with the quilt by the last owner, Mrs. Mary Dickson Bridgeman: " This homespun quilt was made about 200 yrs ago by Dr. Hornsby's wife. She was 66 yrs old at the time. At one time the quilt was housed in the Old Arsenal Museum on the La. State Capitol grounds."
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