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The best way to Wash Antique Quilts is to wash them on the Gentle Cycle on your Washing Machine, wash them in cool water with a cool rinse. Do not dry them, this can cause them to shrink. If possible it is best to lay them out flat to dry, you can turn them over from time to time if they are very thick quilts. Most antique quilts were produced with cotton fabric that is subject to shrinking if dried.

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