Appliqued Patriotic Quilt, “Where Liberty Dwells There My Country Is”

Appliqued inscription, “Industry” and “Where Liberty Dwells There Is My Country,” surmounting an American Eagle and flower filled urn/vase, within a tassel and swag, scroll and flowerhead border. The quilt is worked with various printed cotton pieces and heightened with conforming and diamond quilting.

Appliqued Patriotic Quilt, “Where Liberty Dwells There My Country Is”

According to family the quilt may have been worked by Hannah Ryan Smith (1795-1866), who was born in Berkshire County, Massachusetts and married Isaac Bateman Smith in Grimsby, Ontario in 1811 and died in New York state.

Item Date: Dated 1845

Estimated Year: 1845

Measurement: 88" x 82"

Material: Cotton

Item Condition: Excellent

Provenance: Evanston Illinois Historical Society

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SKU 232-460

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