Quilted crib cover

Wholecloth crib quilt

English
17th–18th century


Dimensions

106 x 83 cm (41 3/4 x 32 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.71

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, silk embroidery, silk plain weave

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White wholecloth quilted crib cover with finely woven linen top and more coarsely woven linen back. Densely quilted pattern of intertwining scrolls and leaves or feathers and small globes made with yellow silk thread, possibly back stitched. Monograms incorporated into quilted design include “ICN”, “HC”, and “MN”. Edges are bounded with white warp-faced plain woven silk. Stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie E. Blodgett