Log Cabin Quilt

Pieced Quilt

American, Ohio
about 1890


Object Place: Ohio, USA

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2013.76

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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

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