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Understanding Quilt-Specific Colors: Indigo Blue

Sikarskie, Amanda Grace

Indigo Blue
Indigo dye has a long history in the United States, and was used in quiltmaking from the eighteenth century onward.  In the period before 1830, indigo blue dye was very dark, often appearing black or violet, especially in digital images.  Wool and flax w...(More)

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Bursting Star and Block

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Album Quilt

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