Quilt in Maple Leaf pattern - ROM2002_514_15

ROM2002_514_15

Quilt in Maple Leaf pattern

Medium:Pieced and appliqued cotton
Geography: Lindsay area, Ontario, Canada
Date: c. 1840
Dimensions:
183 x 148 cm
Object number: 974.64
Credit Line: In memory of Harold B. Burnham (1912-1973), Curator of Textiles, given by his friends, purchased through the H.B. Burnham Memorial Fund
Not on view
DescriptionThe quilt is composed of an apple green cotton design on a white cotton ground. The field has every alternate block pieced with a stiff maple leaf pattern. The alternate blocks are plain with elaborate quilting. The border on four sides has a running leaf pattern in appliqué. The edges have been clipped and bound with plain cotton at a later date.
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