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U.S. Centennial Exposition Quilt, Philadelphia.

Sub-collection: Veninga - Quilt Collection

U.S. Centennial Exposition Quilt, Philadelphia, PA, 1876.
An unknown maker fashioned this pieced quilt from printed cotton souvenirs that were collected from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. In America before the 1876 Centennial of nationhood, various fabrics printed with patriotic motifs were trendy.

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