Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-21729

Description

Handmade pieced quilt in modified log cabin pattern; maroon borders and black corners with floral embroidery; maroon back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
log cabins (houses)
Silk
Wool
Cotton
Velvet
Log Cabin
QUILT

Inscription

1 corner embroidered: April 1st 1890 Found in 19th century pillowcase, inscribed in ink: S.M. Field/ No. 5 Inscribed in pencil: From Cousin Lizzie to Sallie/ Crazy Quilt/ for Polly from Aunt Sallie/ Fild + Moore (sic) Silks

Additional Identification Number

971

Maker

Possibly Field, Sarah Maria Moore (Maker)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5928