Quilt belonging to Hazel Wood Borst

Object Number: 
2004.40.2
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 80 1/2 x 74 in. ( 204.5 x 188 cm )
Description: 
Quilt of printed and woven cotton fabrics pieced in blocks in bow-tie motif. Blue and white patterned back, red and white edge binding.
Gallery Label: 
This quilt was previously owned by Hazel Wood Borst (b. Middleburgh, NY, 1882, d. ?), maternal grandmother of the donor. The bow-tie pattern is typical of this period, although the use of ornate, printed floral cottons is distinctive.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Catherine H. Smith on behalf of the Borst grandchildren
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group