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Sampler Album Cradle Quilt

1959.1350 (RS34357)

Description

Comprised of four rows of three blocks; each block of white cotton ground with different floral or geometric appliqued design. Bound edges in red cotton; machine stitched.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1854-1865
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched and ink signatures and stamps on back of blocks: Margaret B. Burnham Abby Gallison Lucy B. Soule Maria F. Cross MEM [cross-stitched] I.W. Morse [stamp] Ann E. Ilsley/Sept.16. 18[5?]4 Emily Nye Hassiah P. Ilsley Abby L. Cloudman Ann [?]
Associated Building
Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.). Original to Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
calico
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
quilting
Object type
Bedding
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
album quilts
appliqué (technique)
Bedcover
calico
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
needlework (visual works)
Quilt, Bed
Quilt, Crib
quilting
Dimensions
39 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.1350
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
46268

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