Pieced quilt

American
first half 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

192.7 x 193.2 cm (75 7/8 x 76 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.834

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave; pieced and quilted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Variable star pieced quilt; diagonally arranged alternating diamonds of brown and white printed cotton with floral serpentine design and plain white with pieced star formed of blue, brown, and red floral print on cream colored ground; hand quilted through layer of cotton fleece to white cotton background; edges bound with white cotton; cut at bottom for corner posts.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton to the MFA, June 10, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton