Puff quilt

Object Number: 
1942.255
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Silk, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 72 1/2 x 64 x 1 1/2 in. ( 184.2 x 162.6 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Puff or biscuit quilt with small, padded, multicolored silk patches, olive green silk ruffle, and olive green cotton backing.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilt was made by Jane Brooks Voorhies, mother and grandmother of the donors, in Gravesend, Brooklyn.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Stone Voorhies and Miss Arlene Brooks Voorhies
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group