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Title Butterfly applique, top only
Object Name Quilt
Catalog Number 03.31.01
Description Butterfly. Center embroidery and applique. Flower basket of pansies and butterfly. Framed with lilac and white sashing with mitered corners. Surrounded by 16 8 1/4" x 8 1/4" (aprox) blocks of appliqued butterflies. Set off by another frame of lilac fabric. Then another square of appliqued butterflies-8 blocks by 8 blocks for a total of 28 in this square or frame. Lilac sashing sets off the blocks. Band at top and bottom of appliqued butterflies--8 blocks in each band. Each butterfly has print fabric for upper wings and body and solid fabric for bottom wings. Stitched down with blanket stitch the entire distance around butterfly with coordinating floss. Embroidered antenna.
Image 021\033101.JPG
Date 1930-1940
Dimensions W-74.5 L-100 inches
Material Cotton, fabrics
Provenance Tricia Wells