Quilted bed cover

Quilt
Adult cradle quilt

American
about 1840


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

207.5 x 101 cm (81 11/16 x 39 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

45.598

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton, pieced and quilted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Strip quilt of block-printed dyed with madder brown and indigo, hand-quilted with 5 strips; backed with off- white cotton/linen plain weave

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout