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Osceola Indian Warrior Quilt

Osceola Indian Warrior Quilt

1987

Osceola Indian Warrior Quilt

Description

  • Dimensions (w x l): 45 x 70 in.
  • Made by Rita Denenberg in Royal Palm Beach, Florida. A retired artist and current teacher of quilting and needlework, the quilmaker got the idea for the quilt when she first heard of Osceola shortly after arriving in Florida.
  • Quilt designed after a portrait of Osceola by George Catlin as a tribute to her adoptive state.
  • Cotton top; appliqued and pieced by hand; hand-quilted in channel, echo, and floral patterns
  • Illustrated in Williams, Plate 135
  • Acc. No. 96M.37.1

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