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    Another amazing mid 1800's silk quilt. Tumbling blocks on dark ground.

  • Jane Agle

    Signature quilt by Adeline Harris Sears. Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more here: www.metmuseum.org...

  • Keith N

    Quilt, Tumbling Blocks with Signatures pattern Adeline Harris Sears (1839–1931) Date: begun 1856 Geography: New England, Rhode Island, United States Culture: American Medium: Silk

  • Katie Kennedy

    Autograph quilt, ca. 1856–63 Adeline Harris Sears (American, 1839–1931) Rhode Island Silk with inked signatures at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Autograph quilt, ca. 1856–63 Adeline Harris Sears (American, 1839–1931) Silk with inked signatures 77 x 80 in. 1996 (1996.4) In 1856, seventeen-year-old Adeline Harris, the daughter of a well-to-do Rhode Island mill owner, conceived of a unique quiltmaking project. She sent small diamond-shaped pieces of white silk worldwide to people she esteemed as the mostt important. She Amassed a collection that included 8 American presidents. charles Dickens, Ralph W Emerson and many world luminaries

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