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Turner quilt detail, Palermo, 1818

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Turner quilt detail, Palermo, 1818

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Delphos Turner was 18 when she made this quilt in 1818.

She spun and dyed the wool, wove the cloth, sewed the quilt, and proudly embroidered her name in the center “Delphos Turner of Palermo.”

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  • Title: Turner quilt detail, Palermo, 1818
  • Creator: Turner, Delphos
  • Creation Date: 1818
  • Subject Date: 1818
  • Town: Turner
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wool
  • Dimensions (cm): 99 x 109
  • Local Code: 2002.098.001
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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LC Subject Headings

Quilts
Turner, Delphos--Associated objects
Sewing

People

Turner, Delphos

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Folk art

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