Log Cabin Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-10256

Description

Green 4" velvet border around pieced body of six rows each with five blocks. Triangle insertions at corners creating diamonds at intersection of blocks. Green fancy grosgrain tape ties; backing red striped silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

log cabin quilts
cloth
piecing
silk (textile)
tacking
velvet (fabric weave)
geometric patterns
log cabins (houses)
Maltese crosses
Velvet
Silk
Pieced
Tacked
Geometric
Log Cabin
Grosgrain
Maltese Cross
QUILT

Pattern

Log Cabin

Additional Identification Number

1939.1268

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

58 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Newton Webber Lamson

Accession Number

1937.1268

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