Crown of Thorns Pattern, Pieced Quilt

Crown of Thorns Pattern, Pieced Quilt

Artist: Made by an unknown forbear in Edith Shepherd"s family
Type: Cotton
Year: c. 1870
Size/Dimensions: 86.5" x 69.5"
Origin: Gift of Swannee Bennett
Accession Number: 89.3.1

This intricate pattern of this quilt, comprised of reds, yellows, and blues required a extremely high level of sewing skills. The individual pieces must be cut and joined or the points will be untrue.

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Crown of Thorns Pattern, Pieced Quilt