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Crib Quilt, Mill Wheel pattern

Date:
ca. 1840
Geography:
Made in Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
44 x 40 3/4 in. (111.8 x 103.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.255
Not on view
The front of this crib quilt is pieced of printed red cotton with a green figure and plain white cotton fabric. The edge binding is a different red printed cotton. The backing fabric is the same white cotton that was used for piecing the front. The quilt is entirely hand stitched and is quilted following the pieced pattern.
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