Quilt

Object Number: 
1937.1387
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 86 1/2 x 87 x 1/2 in. ( 219.7 x 221 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Stenciled off-white cotton quilt; quilted grid at center with a blue, pink, and yellow flower printed in each square; border with serpentine vine with leaves printed in green and pink blossoms with blue-spotted yellow centers.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group