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Marseilles quilt, made for the American market

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White cotton with design in relief: American eagle, in large circular frame, bearing shield with vertical and horizontal stripes, holding arrows in claws, and surrounded by thirteen stars.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. Crane Chadbourne

probably French, early 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

219.5 x 200 cm (86 7/16 x 78 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

40.771

Medium or Technique

Woven cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles