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Vintage crib quilt
Adorable vintage "54-40 or fight!"* quilt. 6.5 inch flour sack quilt blocks with pink sashing and white binding. Hand pieced and hand quilted. The backing is white, cotton batting, lighter weight quilt - 14 oz. Circa 1920's -1940's. The quilt has been professionally cleaned. There are 3 spots on the back (last 3 photos) and there is no other damage.
43 x 36 inches.
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>More - Vintage & Antique Quilts* "54-40 or fight!" became a popular slogan in the 1830's-1840's, during the boundary dispute between the US and Great Britain over the Oregon Territory. The northern boundary of Oregon was the latitude line of 54 degrees, 40 minutes, Quilt patterns were often named after the political issues of the day.