Quilt top

Object Number: 
1948.66
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Cotton, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 90 x 85 x 1/4 in. ( 228.6 x 215.9 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Pieced white cotton quilt top with printed cotton appliqué and wool embroidery; appliquéd red flower pot with appliquéd blossoms on stems embroidered in buttonhole and chain stitch at center; central motif surrounded by rectangular border of fifteen small red pots with appliquéd flowers and embroidered chain-stitched stems; serpentine vine embroidered in buttonhole stitch bordering edge, with appliquéd blossoms with embroidered chain-stitched stems.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilt top was made by the great-grandmother of the donor's husband.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Georgina Romain Nichols, in memory of her husband, James Wallace Nichols
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group