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Hourglass Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland

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Hourglass Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland

Crisp and unwashed Hourglass (aka Bow Tie) quilt in typically late 19th century calico prints. Wonderful small scale to the blocks; each is 3 1/2" square. Lights and darks give a crisscross effect with lots of movement. Measures 77 " square. Frederick County, Maryland origin; circa 1880.

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