Crib quilt

English (made for American market)
about 1744


Object Place: England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

45.779

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, backed with silk plain weave and quilted

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katharine Amory Homans