Detail of Cushman quilt

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Subject

Textiles

Title

Detail of Cushman quilt

Date

ca. 1834 - 1950

Description

Mosaic patchwork quilts are the ultimate form of fabric recycling, utilizing the smallest offcuts and garment remnants to form the patterned flower arrangements seen here. 

Source

Donor: Franklin Cushman
The Cushman Collection

Identifier

URI 1952.63.126 and 124

Citation

“Detail of Cushman quilt,” Historic Textile and Costume Collection, accessed July 20, 2024, https://uritextilecollection.omeka.net/items/show/98.