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Quilted square

Object Number: 
1949.95
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 1/8 in. ( 13.7 x 13.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Cotton pieced quilt square composed of grey, brown and cream stiped center square surounded two different brown, cream and grey (possibly originally lavender) border within a wide border of red, cream and brown floral print with small brown on cream ground printed squares at corners; red dot outlined in black with brown stripe on cream ground cotton printed binding; backed with cream cotton twill; completely handstitched.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilted square was made by a five-year-old child.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Mary L. and Miss Ellen Constant
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group