Crocheted afghan

Object Number: 
1945.492
Date: 
1846
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 83 x 74 x 1/4 in. ( 210.8 x 188 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Hand-knitted white cotton bedcover; 168 separate octagonal pieces, each centering a pinwheel, sewn and knitted together; with crocheted edges and twisted cotton fringe.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bedcover was made for Mrs. Alexander Robertson Rodgers (Mary Ridgely Darden, 1809-1888), grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group