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Quilts from the Michigan State University Museum Collections

Nine Patch - Mikado Quilt
Maker unknown
Provenance unknown
c1900
Cotton, wool, silk
59” x 67”
MSUM 5716.1, Gift of Mrs. Michael R. Harvey
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

The back of this Nine Patch quilt features scenes from the Gilbert and Sullivan opereta, The Mikado.


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