Feathered Diamond quilt

Pieced quilt
Sawtooth Diamond quilt

American, Pennsylvania, Landis Valley
1890s


Place of Use: Pennsylvania, United States, Landis Valley

Dimensions

Height x width: 198.1 x 198.1 cm (78 x 78 in.)

Accession Number

2014.1858

Medium or Technique

Pieced cotton plain weave top, printed cotton plain weave back; quilted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Feathered diamond quilt in green and pink; edges bound front to back; green diamond and wide border quilted in feather and blossom pattern, pink diamond and spandrels quilted in diamond or grid-on-point pattern with feather rings.

Provenance

About 1988, sold at auction in Landis Valley, PA to Gerald Roy, Warner, NH; 2014, sold by Gerald E. Roy to the MFA. (Accession date: December 10, 2014).

Credit Line

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