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Title Ocean Wave
Object Name Quilt
Catalog Number 2012.12.02
Description Ocean Wave pattern State ID tag T205

Variety of printed cotton fabrics: madder browns, double pinks. Solid fabric in center of 6-sided block. Solid border on one side. Blocks are set straight rather than on point as some Ocean Wave quilts are done. Quilting on blocks follows triangles, quilting in center of each block except one is hanging diamonds. Quilting on border fabric is also hanging diamonds. The center of one block is square grid. Blocks are hand pieced and the quilt is set together by hand. Binding is stitched on by machine then stitched down by hand.

Note from donor indicates quilt was made by Beardsley (illegible)

Elizabeth Simonton and Elam Beardsley married 2/16/1840

Image 021\20121202.JPG
Date 1860
Dimensions W-64 L-82 inches
Material Cotton fabrics
Provenance Winifred Kelley