Quilted bed cover

Quilt
Adult cradle quilt

American
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

141.5 x 66.5 cm (55 11/16 x 26 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

45.599

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed, pieced and appliquéd

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Horizontal strip quilt of seven pieces; hand-pieced and quilted; dyed with green, indigo, and madder brown; 1/2” brown binding; backed with 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