Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-45912

Description

Central round border (diameter 56-1/2") and smaller circle (diameter 16-1/2") with mariner's compass within; points of red, blue, cream; circle ground white. Outside large circle body of quilt blue; quilted overall in "tea cup" pattern of interlocking circles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
piecing
quilting
silk (textile)
Needlework
Quilt
Quilt

Inscription

Label: Sarah (Randall) Cobb 1840 and Sarah Cobb Pratt

Pattern

Mariner's Compass

Maker

Cobb, Sarah (Maker)
Pratt, Sarah Cobb (Maker)
Possibly
Possibly

Location of Origin

Roxbury, MA, USA; China; France

Dimensions

66 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Marian C. Townsend

Accession Number

1957.13

Places

Massachusetts (United States)