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Quilt

Description

Baltimore Album Quilt made by Ann Eliza Bush to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, of which her husband, George H. C. J. Bush was a "Scarlett Degree" member. Each block contains a symbol relating to the Baltimore Album style or to the tenants of the order. The words "Friendship," "Love" and "Truth" are embroidered on blocks near the center of the quilt, followed by a block embroidered with the name of the maker.

Date

1859

Materials

Cotton, printed cotton, wool embroidery, gold thread

Dimensions

98 H x 98 W inches

Resource ID

3759

Credit Line

Museum purchase, courtesy of the Severna Park United Methodist Volunteers in Mission

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.