02-22-2004 02-22-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2230 Boston
February 22, 2004 11:00AMCalender

Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Album Quilt

Auction: Sale #2230 - 2230 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 22, 2004 11:00AM


Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Album Quilt, Baltimore, c. 1840s, appliqued quilt top with twenty-four blocks of predominantly red, green, and yellow calico floral motifs, on a white muslin ground, the center block with applied chintz wreath, three blocks signed "Rosina M. Herring Dec. b. 1847, Winifred Smith 1849," and "Hannah, Ann Robinson, Baltimore Md.," printed calico border, intricately quilted around the motifs, with feather and herringbone borders, (very minor scattered staining, oxidation to border), 106 1/2 x 108 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


Rosina M. Herring, Winifred Smith, Ann Robinson