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Silk and appliqué, quilting. Rose wreath and flower pot motifs in assorted silk fabrics appliquéd in album quilt style on quilted white silk ground; striped border; tan glazed linen lining. Fair condition: areas of shattered silk; small areas of silk loss. Album Quilt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rufus F. Hale

American (Virginia - Washington D.C. area), about 1850

Object Place

Virginia - Washington D.C. area, USA

Dimensions

242.7 x 240.2 cm (95 9/16 x 94 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.389

Medium or Technique

Silk; Applique

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles