Deaccessioned June 22, 2017

Triple tulip quilted bedcover

American (Danville, Kentucky)
1860–64
Made by Mary Cunningham


Object Place: Danville, Kentucky, United States

Dimensions

238.3 x 240 cm (93 13/16 x 94 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

45.278

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, quilted and appliquéd

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Appliqué quilt in triple tulip design; white cotton ground divided into squares, alternate squares having tulip design hand-quilted with white in running stitch and tulip design in appliqué of green, red, and yellow cotton, background of appliqué squares quilted with white running stitch in lozenge design, appliqué tulip vine border; edges bound and piped with red and green cotton; backed with cotton plain weave

Provenance

Donated to MFA by Mrs. Samual D. Wonders

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Wonders