Patriotic Quilt Variation

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Pattern Names: Flag quilt, Eagle quilt
Period: 1850-1875
Date: ca.1865
Location Made: New York (NY) USA
Project Name: Permanent Collection
Contributor: DAR Museum
ID Number: 88.23
Brackman Number: 3983
Layout Format: Nontraditional or art
Quilt Size: 76 inches x 88 1/4 inches
Fabrics: Cotton
Colors: Red, White
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique
Quilting Techniques: Not quilted
Purpose or Function: Unknown
Other Notes: An identical quilt in silk, also made by Margaret Dodge was exhibited at the 1864 Brooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Commission fair and later sent as a gift to President Abraham Lincoln. The eagle in both quilts were painted by Margaret's son, John W. Dodge, a miniaturist painter. See also DAR 87.67.1 and DAR 87.67.2 for other quilts by same maker
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