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Blocks (quilt components)

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The basic unit of many quilt tops which, sewn together or to setting blocks or sashes, create the design. Blocks are composed of one or many patches, either pieced or appliqu├ęd. Blocks are commonly square, but can also be in other geometric shapes such as hexagons or circles.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000204896

Broader Terms used

<quilt components>

Narrower Terms used

setting blocks

Equivalent Terms used

block (quilt component)

Created

11yrs ago

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