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Appliqued Adam and Eve quilt

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Titles Appliqued Adam and Eve quilt
Description Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden red and green appliqué cotton quilt. The quilt has a center medallion showing the sun, stars and four phases of the moon. In the four quadrants of the quilt are scenes from the Old Testament story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. A meandering grapevine borders the scenes. Made by Mrs. Dorothy Redding’s grandmother, Mrs. Mary Worthington Walker (Mrs. Samuel Foster) in Belchertown, Massachusetts, circa 1850.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 83.5 inches length
82 inches width
Nomenclature quilt
Materials cotton (textile)
Creation Made by: Foster, Mary Worthington Walker
Made in: Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Household. Linens. Bedding. Quilts
Dates Creation: Approximately 1825 - Approximately 1850
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2620 (Accession Number)

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