Saturday, December 23, 2017

Top 20 Quilts of 2017: #4, The Cooke Family Quilt

Did Lili'uokalani know about the Cooke Family quilt
 before making The Queen's Quilt?
This month, I am posting a series of blogs counting down my top 20 quilts of the year. All the quilts were acquired by the collection in 2017, and they represent four centuries of American quilts. 

If you look for Victorian crazy quilts in Hawaii, you won't find much. This quilt came from the Cooke Family, and it raised some very interesting questions related to Queen Lili'uokalani and The Queen's Quilt. Does the Cooke Family Quilt shed any light on Lili'uokalani's knowledge of crazy quilts? To read more about it, click here.

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