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Illuminated Discharge quilt: One Patch

Illuminated Discharge quilt: One Patch

One Patch, c. 1880-1900
IQSCM, Ghormley Collection,
2008.034.0242

Many of the blue squares in this doll quilt were cut from an illuminated discharge fabric. The combination of white and gold designs on a blue background is typical of the style.