Crib quilt

English (made for American market)
about 1744

Object Place: England


122.3 x 98.5 cm (48 1/8 x 38 3/4 in. )

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin, backed with silk plain weave and quilted

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Whole cloth quilt of yellow silk satin, medallion quilted in center with quarter medallions in the corners, ground quilted with scallops; hand-quilted with about 9 stitches per inch, ivory silk lutestring backing, wool fleece batting. According to donor, quilt probably belonged to Mary Cooper, born in Boston in 1744.


Gift of Katharine Amory Homans, said to have belonged to Mary Cooper of Boston, born 1744

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katharine Amory Homans