Buggy Lap Robe

Appliqued Quilt
Mennonite quilt

American, Pennsylvania, Mennonite
about 1900

Object Place: Pennsylvania, USA


Height x width: 188 x 175.3 cm (74 x 69 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Appliqued cotton satin and printed cotton plain weave top, cotton plain weave back, quilted

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Buggy Lap robe of black cotton satin appliqued with floral vine with central medallion and corners made of red, yellow and green small patterned chintzes; backed with beige cotton plain weave which wraps around sides to form edging.


Before 2013, acquired by Gerald E. Roy, Warner, NH; 2013, sold by Roy to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, Frank B. Bemis Fund, Elizabeth M. and John F. Paramino Fund in memory of John F. Paramino, Boston Sculptor, Helen B. Sweeney Fund, Textile Income Purchase Fund, Mary L. Smith Fund, Joyce Arnold Rusoff Fund, and Alice J. Morse Fund