Piece of unfinished quilting

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

63.8 x 83.5 cm (25 1/8 x 32 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1227

Medium or Technique

Linen quilted with stuff cotton and cotton backing

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of unfinished cream white linen quilting, backed by coarse linen, design in back stitch, two lines framing cover and sections of one corner have been stuffed with cotton forming raised design, the rest of the design still flat, circular medallion with stylized flowers in the center and quarter medallions in each corner, stylized flowers in the spaces between and in the border; stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron