Log Cabin quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1881-1900

GUSN

GUSN-35795

Description

Eight rows of eight blocks. Blocks made of various solid and figured silks, velvet. Framed by brown strip. Edges bound in alternating strips of silks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

log cabin quilts
damask
moiré
silk (textile)
tacking
velvet (fabric weave)
Needlework
Quilt
Quilt

Inscription

Ink along edge and back: A Fair [ ]/A Comediella one Act/Lady Clara S [ ] Nellie Thompson/Mrs Celia Grennil Eliz. Taylor/Scene Lady []ara's Boudoir/May 12 1881 [date on angle]

Pattern

Log Cabin

Related Items

Title Quilt Accession Number 1933.708

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

73 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Una Dunbar

Accession Number

1933.709