Quilt

Object Number: 
1944.229
Date: 
1815
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 92 1/2 x 83 3/4 x 1 in. ( 235 x 212.7 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: beneath vase at center of quilt: "MAS / 1815"
Description: 
White cotton stuffed quilt with flower, leaf, and feather design on stipple-quilted ground; central motif of vase with flowers in feathered oval frame, with "MAS / 1815" embroidered below vase.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilt was made for Mary Ann Scott by her bridesmaids. Scott was a relative of soldier and statesman Winfield Scott (1786-1866).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Todd Post
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group