Sampler Album Cradle Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1854-1865

GUSN

GUSN-46268

Description

Comprised of four rows of three blocks; each block of white cotton ground with different floral or geometric appliqued design. Bound edges in red cotton; machine stitched.

Details

Descriptive Terms

album quilts
needlework (visual works)
appliqué (technique)
calico
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
quilting
Bedcover
Quilt, Bed
Quilt, Crib
Quilt, Crib

Inscription

Cross-stitched and ink signatures and stamps on back of blocks: Margaret B. Burnham Abby Gallison Lucy B. Soule Maria F. Cross MEM [cross-stitched] I.W. Morse [stamp] Ann E. Ilsley/Sept.16. 18[5?]4 Emily Nye Hassiah P. Ilsley Abby L. Cloudman Ann [?]

Associated Building

Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Marrett

Accession Number

1959.1350

Places

Maine (United States)