Fragment of a quilt
French or possibly English
76 x 119.5 cm (29 15/16 x 47 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Quilted cotton print with cotton tape
Not On View
Cream white cotton with designs commemorating fall of Bastille and Louis XVI, printed in dark neutral violet. Background covered with flowers, ribbons, fleur-de-lis, and medallions with scenes, or inscriptions in French and Latin. Under fall of Bastille is “Gordon Sculp” in very small letters. On barrel-head near monument to Louis XVI are letters “WS” and “SR”. Lined with cotton printed with small all-over design in neutral tones and quilted with thin filling of cotton wool.
Gift of Misses Mary and Elizabeth Boyd