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Object Name: quilt
Artist/Maker: Ladies' Aid group of St. Paul's Methodist Church, Brampton, 1887
Category: Furnishings
Discipline: Local History
Material: fibre, cotton
Accession Number: 1968.060.001
Culture: Canadian
Absolute Date: 1887
Description: Friendship quilt. Gold and dark red face with chain stitch names, gold sateen backing, braid edging.
History of Use: Made by the Ladies' Aid group of St. Paul's Methodist Church, Brampton, 1887 as a fundraiser. Participants would pay to have their name added to the quilt and the finished product was raffled or sold. The tailor in Sutcliffe's store (n.w. corner Queen and Main) did the uniform stitching.
Unit-Linear: cm
Institution: Peel Heritage Complex
Institution City: Brampton
Institution Province: Ontario
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