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Copyright Mission Houses Museum
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Collection Clark Family Collection
Date 1930's
Description Hawaiian Quilt: Light green (teal) applique on white. Floral pattern (Plumeria, per L. Woodard). Seam in center of applique and background fabric. Seam is machine sewn. Darker green binding is hand sewn. Echo quilting. Background and backing fabric the same kind. There is a seam in the backing fabric. A piece of cloth tape sewn to the binding reads, "15 A Scott". The "A" is probably Alvah Alision Scott, Margaret's father. Identical to 97.85.1.C5
Dimensions W-65 L-88 inches
Object Name Quilt
Provenance Quilts were passed down to Margaret E. S. Steele by her grandmother.

[Made in the 1930s by the ladies of the Aiea Community Center. - Lee Steele Cahilly (daughter of John C. & Margaret Scott Steele) June 2001]

Information provided by Kim Lindstrom, of Lindstrom's Furniture
Acquired from John C. Steele, in memory of his wife, Margaret Elizabeth Scott Steele

E.W. Clark Family
Recfrom John C. Steele, in memory of his wife, Margaret Elizabeth Scott Steele
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Last modified on: August 26, 2010