Quilt of white cotton appliqued with bunches of grapes pattern in the center worked with red and green plain weave cotton; serpentine grape vine border, edges bound with green cotton, backed with undyed muslin; pattern outline quilted, background scallop quilted, border quilted with acanthus leaves.
Before 2013, acquired by Gerald E. Roy, Warner, NH; 2013, sold by Roy to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)
Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund
American, Ohio, about 1875
Height x width: 218.4 x 221 cm (86 x 87 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave, appliqued and quilted; edges bound with cotton plain weave; backed with undyed cotton plain weave