Chauffoir or Couvre pied
106 x 83 cm (41 3/4 x 32 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, silk plain weave binding
Not On View
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.
Gift of Miss Annie E. Blodgett