Whole cloth quilt

English for American market
1750–1800


Place of Manufacture: England; Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

221.5 x 211.5 cm (87 3/16 x 83 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.260

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, quilted

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Green silk quilted bedspread lined with green glazed wool and interlined with wool fleece; symmetrical design of urn with scrolling flowering branches and leaves; 4 quarter medallions in corners of central field; broad border quilted with design of scrolling leaves and flowers; background of diagonal lines. Hand quilted from the back with about 10 stitches per inch.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily Douglas Furness