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Pieced Civil War Quilt

Wilde Goose Chaise Quilt with undyed white ground and polychrome printed cotton chintzes; Embroidered or quilted in the center in white on white: "Our Father Who Art in Heaven" and "Christian A. Fisher 1862" written in quilting." Probaly presented to her son on his being drafted into the Civil...

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Provenance

Before 2013, acquired by Gerald E. Roy, Warner, NH; 2013, sold by Roy to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund

Wild Goose Chase

American, Ohio, 1862

Object Place

Muskingum, Ohio, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 259.1 x 264.2 cm (102 x 104 in.) side flap: Length x width: 198.8 x 73 cm (78 1/4 x 28 3/4 in.) bottom flap: Length x width: 60.3 x 118.1 cm (23 3/4 x 46 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.74

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, pieced and quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles