Quilted bedcover

American
second half 18th century


Object Place: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

206 x 184.2 cm (81 1/8 x 72 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.177

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; pieced and quilted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pieced quilt with horizontal and vertical bands of pink and white silk plain weave, probably made from mid-18th century quilted petticoat said to have belonged to Susannah Crafts Heath of Brookline, Massachusetts.

Provenance

Donated to the museum by Mrs. Wiliam H. White

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William H. White