Album quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1879-1885

GUSN

GUSN-33669

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

album quilts
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
piecing
textiles
wool (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
Needlework
Quilt
Wool
Embroidered
Appliqued
Pieced
Masonic
Mythical Animal
Unidentified Textile
Quilt

Inscription

Appliqued on top in blocks: 1879 1876 AW DOW 1872 DANA POSY DANA F DOW CARL 1879 IPSWICH

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

74 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Dow

Accession Number

1930.1356

Places

Massachusetts (United States)