Quilt

Object Number: 
1941.610
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 23 x 29 in. ( 15.2 x 58.4 x 73.7 cm )
Description: 
Pieced cotton quilt with appliquéd design; eagle and seven eight-pointed stars in wreath at center, with scattered stars and blossoms surrounding; border on three sides composed of ten eagles above festoons.
Gallery Label: 
The maker, Ann de Groot, was the great-aunt of the donor. She married John M. Schenck in 1835.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group