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Copyright Mission Houses Museum
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Collection Baldwin Family Collection
Date 1895
Description Hawaiian Flag Quilt: Flags (Hawaiian) surround a central coat of arms (C.O.A.). The C.O.A. is pre 1897 (per Thrum's Hawaiian Annual Almanac). C.O. A. is countour quilted with decorative red embroidery stitching around applique. Flag quilting is straight, following the stripes. Two different red fabrics used: a brighter red in the center square and diagonal bars of Union Jack; a faded red flag stripes, vertical and horizontal bars of Union Jacks. Quilt top assembled by machine. Binding machine sewn. Cotton and wool.
Dimensions W-91 L-91 inches
Object Name Quilt
Provenance Quilt was made by a Hawaiian family from Maui for Maud Mansfield Baldwin as a wedding present. She married Joseph Platt Cook V in 1895. Elizabeth S. Muray (the donor) was Maud's daughter-in-law.

Information provided by Elizabeth Shepherd Murray
Acquired from Elisabeth Shepherd Murray

Baldwin, Dwight
Recfrom Elizabeth Shepherd Murray
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Last modified on: August 26, 2010