Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1854

GUSN

GUSN-33670

Description

Eight rows of eight pieced wool blocks each with an appliqued wool design. Three blocks dated 1854. Motifs include pinwheels, stars, animals, sprigs, etc.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
appliqué (technique)
stitching
piecing
textiles
wool (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
Aves (class)
floral patterns
stars
Wool
Pieced
Appliqued
Hand Stitched
Bird
Mythical Animal
Star
Floral
Pinwheel
Unidentified Textile
QUILT

Inscription

Appliqued: 1854 [three Times]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

78.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Dow

Accession Number

1930.1357

Places

Massachusetts (United States)