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Quilt

Object Number: 
1940.276
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 92 x 84 x 1/8 in. ( 233.7 x 213.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Glazed, plain-woven worsted quilt of three panels with (faded) olive green front and olive green backing; elaborate quilted design with central star and leaf motif encircled by a feather wreath within meandering feather frame; flower pot with meandering flower sprays at base of design; stylized tulip pattern bordering edge on all sides; stitching done with blue worsted thread.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilt was passed down through the Ten Broeck family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Helen Ten Broeck Storms Cornell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group