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Quilt, Nine Patch pattern variation

Maker:
Rebecca Davis
Date:
ca. 1846
Geography:
Made in United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
84 3/4 x 82 3/4 in. (215.3 x 210.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Andrew Galbraith Carey, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.498.2
Not on view
This pieced quilt is patterned with Nine Patch blocks within a diamond-shaped grid. The sashing is of red calico, and theblocks are pieced from various multicolored and patterned fabrics. The back is of plain white woven cotton, and the quilt is filled with cotton batting. Except for feather quilting in the inner white border, the piece is diamond quilted overall. There are partial English design registration marks on some pieces of fabric.
Marking: marked on some pieces of fabric: [English registry marks]
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