Quilt

American (Virginia - Washington D.C. area)
about 1850
Probably by Elizabeth Connelly Middleton (American, 1806–1863)


Object Place: Virginia - Washington D.C. area, USA

Dimensions

242.7 x 240.2 cm (95 9/16 x 94 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.389

Medium or Technique

Silk; Applique

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silk and appliqué, quilting. Rose wreath and flower pot motifs in assorted silk fabrics appliquéd in album quilt style on quilted white silk ground; striped border; tan glazed linen lining. Fair condition: areas of shattered silk; small areas of silk loss. Album Quilt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rufus F. Hale