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Patchwork Fragment, Tumbling Blocks

This is a Patchwork fragment. It is dated 1870–79 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk and its technique is pieced and sewn patchwork of woven fabrics. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Dorothy Lynde Wright and Elizabeth A. Wadhams. It is credited Gift of Dorothy Lynde Wright and A. Elizabeth Wadhams.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40.5 x 31 cm (15 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Patchwork Fragment, Tumbling Blocks; USA; silk; H x W: 40.5 x 31 cm (15 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Gift of Dorothy Lynde Wright and A. Elizabeth Wadhams; 1975-39-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Duro Olowu Selects.

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