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Reproduction red and white Bird and Thistle Toile; cream colored background, copperplate printed in red with exotic pattern of undulating scaly stalks bearing varied leafy clusters buds, flowers, and birds; edges bound with red and cream colored floral tape; rectangular form split at the lower corners to fit around bedposts.

Object number: 1991.2.1-12

Age: 1991



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie