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"Carolina Lily" Quilt
Catalog#: 1102075TB
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Needlework
Origin: America-USA
Era: 19th Century
Height: 90 inches
Width: 90 inches
Price: $1,400.00
An early example of the "Carolina Lily" (the lily was a very popular design motif in mid 19th century quilting and the pattern had different names in different parts of the country:"Wood Lily" in northern New England, "Meadow Lily" in Pennsylvania, "Mountain Lily" in Kentucky and Tennessee and "North Carolina Lily" throughout the South). This example has a rare ink inscription which states "Made by Julia Crumb, Old Mystic(Connecticut) 1845-1850. Property of Mrs. L.M. Allyn" Pieced and appliqued cotton, 7-8 stitches per inch, 90" x 90", in remarkably good condition for its age, with minor fading in a few areas, several small stains. Professionally washed and with very minor repair.

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