Deaccessioned June 22, 2017

Pieced quilt

American
second quarter 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 204 x 137.2 cm (80 5/16 x 54 in.)

Accession Number

46.171

Medium or Technique

Printed cottons, pieced and quilted

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pieced quilt in the pattern called “Grandmothers’ Flower Garden” created with hexagon-shaped mosaic. Hand-quilted with about 9 stitches per inch. Bound on 3 sides, with knife-edge hem on fourth; backed with off-white cotton plain weave.

Provenance

Mrs. Arthur T. Cabot; gift of the Estate of Mrs. Arthur T. Cabot to MFA, May 11, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Arthur T. Cabot