Quilt (Princess Feather Pattern)

Diamond, crossed-diagonals pattern ground; wavy-feather pattern border with green and red zig-zag banding sewn to center unit; Princess-feather appliqué in red and green cotton. Four pieces of sprig-printed yellow cotton are the reverse.

Artist/maker unknown, American

Geography:
Made in Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1840-1870

Medium:
Cotton plain weave with cotton appliqué; intersecting diagonal and feather quilting

Dimensions:
7 feet 9 inches × 7 feet 7 inches (236.2 × 231.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1967-66-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Edgar Viguers Seeler Fund, 1967

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