Quilted bedcover

American
around 1760


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. There is eveidence of pocket slits on back, and there are about 10-11 quilting stitches per inch.

Provenance

Donated to the museum by Mrs. Wiliam H. White

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William H. White