Important New York pieced and appliqué album quilt, ca. 1850 , featuring 143 squares with animal and floral decoration, several of them titled Alegator , Rain Deer , Great Eagle , Indian Belt and Tools , Elephant , etc., 74 1/2" x 88". Illustrated in The Quilt Engagement Calendar 1977 , published by E. P. Dutton, front and back cover. Provenance: Property from the collection of Theodore Kapnek, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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