Appliquéd and pieced quilt

American
about 1830


Object Place: Middle Atlantic, United States

Dimensions

298.5 x 286.3 cm (117 1/2 x 112 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1992.246

Medium or Technique

Appliquéd cotton, plain weave; pieced, appliquéd with printed plain weave, stuffed and quilted

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pieced and appliquéd quilt; pieced outer borders of white plain weaved cotton and printed cotton, probably English imports to US; central medallion of white cotton appliquéd and stuffed with chintz flowers, birds, and butterflies; cotton batting; white cotton plain weave backing and cotton tape along some edges. 20” drop at bottom edge

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John M. Woolsey