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Bleeding Heart, 1840-1850
Abigail Fairchild Hedges

Wheeling, West Virginia
Pieced and appliqué cotton, L: 102 in, W: 105 in
Gift of Roy R. Denslow, 1963  63.82
Not On View
Inscriptions:
u.l. back typewritten label: "Bleeding Heart. / A Bride's Quilt, made by Abigail Fairchild. / Combination of patch and applique. / Abigail Fairchild born Newton, Ct. 1785,/ married Charles Hedges in Wheeling, (then / Virginia) 1811. / Loaned by Mrs. John Toohy, New Milford, Conn."

Exhibition History:
"Quilt Masterpieces from Folk Art to Fine Art", The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (October 17, 2003 - January 11, 2004)

Keywords: Quilt, Textile, Bedcover