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June 6, 2016

Compass Quilt

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A mariner’s compass cotton pieced quilt top featuring 12 repeating blocks of compass pattern in red, tan, gold and faded tan on a white background. Red sashing and cone-shaped border in red and tan. Made by Katherine Hogan of Dawson, Minnesota, circa 1850.

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