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Description
A quilt in the Log Cabin design. Made from velvet, satin and other fabrics. There are sequins on the quilt and sections of embroidery. The Log Cabin design 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.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Velvet
Processed Material/Textile/Satin
Accession No
2011.512
Credit Line
Quilt [Victorian crib quilt], 2011.512. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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