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Album quilt

1930.1356 (RS34275)

Description

Seven rows of eight pieced blocks of various types and colors of wool each with appliqued figure, name, date or design on it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1879-1885
Inscriptions
Appliqued on top in blocks: 1879 1876 AW DOW 1872 DANA POSY DANA F DOW CARL 1879 IPSWICH
Material
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
piecing
textiles
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
album quilts
animals
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Embroidered
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Masonic
Mythical Animal
Pieced
piecing
QUILT
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
74 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.1356
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Dow
GUSN
33669

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