New York, East
28 September 1999
A PIECED COTTON QUILTED COVERLET
American, 19th century
Worked in red and black in sixty-three wreaths, one teal and purple, against an orange ground enclosed by a teal border surrounded by black binding, border with diagonal quilting and one corner has the inscription "Va Ul"
78 x 90in.
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