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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About This Item

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

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Maine Historical Society
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