Buggy Lap Robe

Appliqued Quilt
Mennonite quilt

American, Pennsylvania, Mennonite
about 1900


Object Place: Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2013.77

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

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