1890-1900 Miniature Quilt

Description
This miniature quilt may have been a doll’s quilt, a “first” quilt, or a display on a model quilting frame. Possibly made in Pennsylvania, it consists of twelve 1 to 1-and-1/2-inch blocks in the "Four-patch" pattern. Quilted in a chevron pattern, 3-4 stitches per inch.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
quilt, doll
date made
1890-1900
maker
unknown
Physical Description
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 in x 13 in; 38 cm x 33 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania
ID Number
1995.0011.08
accession number
1995.0011
catalog number
1995.0011.08
subject
Quilts
Quilting
Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Children
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Textiles
Quilts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Robert Stephens

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