Pieced quilt

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

136 x 137.3 cm (53 9/16 x 54 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1070

Medium or Technique

Appliquéd printed cotton plain weave, pieced, appliquéd and quilted

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small square patchwork quilt, diamond in a square medallion with eight-petalled blossom appliquéd over central diagonal square, in four corners of one square blue and yellow gingham appliquéd leaf, outermost square of pink large-scale floral print, concentric borders with a variety of printed fabrics and plain white cotton; Hand quilted with about seven stitches per inch with cross-hatched lines creating diamonds; backed with four pieces of plain white cotton.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Newbold to MFA, June 16, 1953.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Newbold