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What does it mean when you dream about a quilt?

A patchwork quilt may indicate the many parts of the dreamer’s life that have been pieced together and stitched into a cover or skin to provide protection and warmth for body and soul.

Quilt

(dreams)
It is usually something warm and pretty that we cover ourselves with for comfort. The different parts of a quilt may represent the harmonious coexistence of many aspects of your life. Your unconscious may be comforting you in this dream by saying, “You are doing a good job. Keep going!” If you lack comfort and harmony then this dream may be compensatory and providing you with that which you need more of in daily life.
References in classic literature ?
Lynde's quilts served a very useful purpose that winter.
Lynde gave Anne a patchwork quilt and loaned her five more.
He now approached the sick man with the noiseless step of one in full vigor of life, with his delicate white fingers raised from the green quilt the hand that was free, and turning sideways felt the pulse and reflected a moment.
Anna Mikhaylovna looked attentively at the sick man's eyes, trying to guess what he wanted; she pointed first to Pierre, then to some drink, then named Prince Vasili in an inquiring whisper, then pointed to the quilt.
The patches are of all shapes and sizes, so a patchwork quilt is a very pretty and gorgeous thing to look at.
We never have used my grandmother's many-colored patchwork quilt, handsome as it is, for we Munchkins do not care for any color other than blue, so it has been packed away in the chest for about a hundred years.
So I cut up the quilt," continued Margolotte, "and made from it a very well-shaped girl, which I stuffed with cotton-wadding.
She was awfully nice when I asked her for her name for the quilt," protested Cecily, "and she took a ten-cent section after all.
And the Governor wants you to put his name on the quilt square, too, in the ten-cent section.
Yes, there it lay on the sofa under the quilt, but it was so covered with dust and grime that Zametov could not have seen anything on it.
Quilts were made by many enslaved African Americans living in the southern United States in the early 1700s to mid 1800s.
Edyta Sitar's Patches of Blue: 17 Quilt Patterns & a Gallery of Inspiring Antique Quilts (9781604689105, $28.