Whole cloth quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790-1815

GUSN

GUSN-47064

Description

Green, glazed, twill wool top. Quilted in three line diamond grid with quilted motifs of flowers, sprigs, tulips, etc. Shell quilting in corners. Back of reddish plain weave wool.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
glazing (coating)
wool (textile)
Needlework
Quilt
Quilt

Inscription

Quilted at top: AH [script] [Hannah Austin; married into Hodgdon family shortly before 1817]

Associated Building

Original To Moses Hodgdon Farm,

Maker

Probably Austin, Hannah (Maker)

Location of Origin

Weare, NH, USA

Dimensions

86 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Ruth A. and Dorcas L. Woodbury

Accession Number

1964.362

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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