New York, Park Avenue
24 October 1992
A PIECED AND APPLIQUED COTTON QUILTED COVERLET
AMERICAN, CIRCA 1880
Worked in green and yellow calico and red cotton on an elaborately floral and Princess Feather-stitched white cotton ground with a floral central medallion within a sawtooth border surrounded by four spreadwing eagles bearing shields and arrows framed by a sawtooth border and continuous tulip vine, with a red cotton binding--87 x 86in.
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Deborah Harding, "Quilts: America's Folklore," in America's Glorious Quilts, ed. Dennis Duke and Deborah Harding, (New York, 1987), p. 78.
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