Orange Peel/Pin Cushion Quilt

American, possibly New York
about 1820


Dimensions

Length x width: 231.5 x 223.5 cm (91 1/8 x 88 in.)

Accession Number

2013.11

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Quilt of printed cotton plain weave and white cotton pieced in Orange Peel or Pin Cushion pattern fashionable around the first two decades of the 19th century.

Provenance

About 2000, sold by Kate and Joel Kopp, American Hurrah Antiques, New York, NY to Jan Whitlock, Westchester, PA; 2012, sold by Whitlock to the MFA. (Accession date: January 30, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jane Pappalardo