Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1846

GUSN

GUSN-25353

Description

Friendship or signature quilt. Various cotton prints pieced and outline quilted in "Ohio Star" pattern. Central block contains ink inscription from various women who contributed squares. Dated 1845 and 1846. White linen backing and bound edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
Cotton
Linen
Friendship
Ohio Star
QUILT

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

95.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.473

Places

Massachusetts (United States)