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Quilt

Object Number: 
1950.38
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 85 x 83 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 215.9 x 212.1 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
White cotton stuffed quilt with bouquet within feather wreath at center, surrounded by a series of frames, the innermost with fruit and flower motifs, the next an undulating feather line, and the outermost roughly rectangular; pinwheel motif in each corner and feather border surrounding edge.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilt was made by Rachel Smith as a wedding present for her great-niece Isabel C. Eagle, who married Fitch W. Smith in 1859. Isabel Eagle and Fitch Smith were the parents of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabel M. Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group