Log Cabin Quilt

Pieced Quilt

American, Ohio
about 1890

Object Place: Ohio, USA


Overall: 218.4 x 198.1 cm (86 x 78 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

PIeced wool plain weave and damask (some printed) top and printed cotton plain weave back, wool twill tape binding; quilted

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Wool pieced Log Cabin quilt in Windmill or Pineapple variation; black blades alternate with polychrome pieced wool strips and bright red squares; ten border strips in a range of solid colors bounded with red twill tape


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