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Object Name: Quilt belonging to Hazel Wood Borst
Date: ca. 1880
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Medium: Cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 80 1/2 x 74 in. ( 204.5 x 188 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Quilt of printed and woven cotton fabrics pieced in blocks in bow-tie motif. Blue and white patterned back, red and white edge binding.
Credit Line: Gift of Catherine H. Smith on behalf of the Borst grandchildren
Object Number: 2004.40.2
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This quilt was previously owned by Hazel Wood Borst (b. Middleburgh, NY, 1882, d. ?), maternal grandmother of the donor. The bow-tie pattern is typical of this period, although the use of ornate, printed floral cottons is distinctive.