A patchwork bedcover, machine pieced in an arrangement of Log Cabin patttern known as 'Sunshine and Shadow' or 'Light and Dark'. The narrow strips ( 2 cm wide) of black, and very dark green cottons and fine wools have been stitched onto foundation squares of dark brown cotton, arranged in eight rows of eight blocks each. The centre of each pieced block is a 6 cm square of plain red cotton velvet. On the reverse of the quilt the raw edges of the quilt blocks have been turned under and neatly hemstitched by hand, in brown cotton thread. The quilt edges are bound with plain red wool braid of the type used for dressmaking, top stitched by machine in black cotton thread.

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Quality Guarantee

National Museums NI’s Picture Library provides quality prints from our art, history and science collections. Featured collections include the Harland & Wolff Titanic photographs, the Welch photographs taken of Belfast in the early 1900’s and our extensive range of William Conor images from our art collection.

“Photographic quality digital prints” from original archive material are printed on premium semi-gloss photographic paper, weighing 251 g/m2. This high specification paper ensures prints are ideal for framing and hanging in your home or office.

Print sizes are 10” x 8“ and 20” x 16”. Some prints will vary from these sizes depending on the original format dimensions.

Once payment has been received your print(s) will be dispatched within 10 working days.