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Quilt

Object Number: 
INV.348
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 85 1/2 x 62 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 217.2 x 158.8 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on cloth tag pinned to one corner of reverse: "K7011"
Description: 
Pieced cotton quilt with geometric pattern composed of rectangular and triangular beige, brown, red, blue, and green print pieces; tied, with a single row of large square pieces along one edge; brown on brown print backing.
Gallery Label: 
This quilt passed through several generations of the Vail family, according to information supplied by the donor. Its original owners were probably Luther Vail (1785-1871) and Mary (Smith) Vail (1786-1856), the donor's great-grandfather and great-grandmother.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. R. W. G. Vail
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group