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"Double Fan" Bowtie Pattern Quilt

"Double Fan" Bowtie Pattern Quilt

ca. 1940

Double Fan Bowtie Pattern Quilt

Description

  • Dimensions (w x l): 71 1/4 x 81 7/8 in.
  • Made by Margaret Hill in Tampa, FL
  • Maker’s husband was a carpenter who built the original stalls of the Florida State Fair in Tampa where this quilt was entered and awarded first prize
  • Various printed fabrics on a black background
  • Feather-stitch embroidery between patches
  • Silk, rayon and cotton top; hand pieced; hand embroidered; hand tied
  • Illustrated in Williams, Plate 78
  • Acc. No. 84.54.1

 **Please note that these quilts are not on display in the Museum; they are only available on this web page.**