Cock's Comb Variation

Appliqued Quilt

American, Ohio
about 1860


Object Place: Ohio, USA

Dimensions

Height x width: 235 x 209.6 cm (92 1/2 x 82 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.68

Medium or Technique

Appliqued cotton plain weave top, cotton plain weave back and binding; quilted

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Appliqued quilt with a variation of the cock’s comb pattern in red, yellow and green against an undyed cotton ground; serpentine leafy border with small yellow and red flowers; outline quilted and background quilted with scallops; edge bound with red cotton plain weave and backed with undyed cotton.

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