Trapunto wholecloth (single block; original) (featuring basket of flowers and grapes). Materials are white cotton. Embroidered along top edge of block is “Maria Magorian / April 20 1832”.
18.5" x 18"
Virginia (possibly Winchester, Virginia)
A quilt block made by Maria Magorian in 1832. Believed to be a sample piece made by her at the approximate age of 17 years old.
Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation. 2007.
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