U.S. Patriotic Coverlet - Quilt LV 01

Sub-collection: Veninga - Quilt Collection

U.S. Patriotic Coverlet, "American Independence" - Mexican-American War.
This patriotic quilt has an inscription by textile maker J.S. Washburn that refers to the Declaration of Independence, which had been publicized 72 years before. However, the textile was also made to commerate the Mexican-American War.

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