Pieced Civil War Quilt
Wild Goose Chase
Object Place: Adams, Adams Township, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
Overall: 259.1 x 264.2 cm (102 x 104 in.) side flap: Length x width: 198.8 x 73 cm (78 1/4 x 28 3/4 in.) bottom flap: Length x width: 60.3 x 118.1 cm (23 3/4 x 46 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed cotton plain weave, pieced and quilted
Not On View
Wilde Goose Chaise Quilt with undyed white ground and polychrome printed cotton chintzes; Embroidered or quilted in the center in white on white: “Our Father Who Art in Heaven” and “Christian A. Fisher 1862” written in quilting.” Probaly presented to her son on his being drafted into the Civil War. Edges bound in pink chintz and backed with plain weave undyed cotton.
Embroidered or quilted in the center in white on white: "Our Father Who Art in Heaven" and "Christian A. Fisher 1862" written in quilting."
Before 2013, acquired by Gerald E. Roy, Warner, NH; 2013, sold by Roy to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)
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