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Description
A quilt in the Log Cabin design. This is a traditional block design which symbolises the hearth of the home. The design is made up of strips of fabric which surround a central square (the symbolic hearth), the square is flanked by dark fabrics on one side and light fabrics on the other side, thus forming a 'block'. Each block is sewn together edge to edge. Around the edge is a cream lace border. The quilt is lined with cream linen.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Processed Material/Textile/Flannel
Accession No
2011.511
Credit Line
Quilt [Log Cabin quilt], 2011.511. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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