Quilt, Fan pattern

Date: ca. 1900

Geography: Made in United States

Culture: American

Medium: Cotton

Dimensions: 76 1/2 x 75 3/4 in. (194.3 x 192.4 cm)

Classification: Textiles

Credit Line: Purchase, Mrs. Roger Brunschwig Gift, 1988

Accession Number: 1988.24.1


The blocks of this quilt display pieced fan shapes of solid red cotton. The ground fabric is of a white cotton printed with tiny blue polka dots. The backing is of plain white woven cotton, and B,e edge binding is of commercially woven bias tape. The quilting follows the fan shapes in each block. The quilt is hand stitched, except for the binding, which is stitched on by sewing machine.