Wool quilt with zigzag block design

Created by
Unidentified
Date
ca. 1910
Medium
wool, cotton flannel, and yarn
Dimensions
H x W x D: 87 × 69 1/2 × 1/8 in. (221 × 176.5 × 0.3 cm)
Description
Pieced quilt made from wool clothing fabrics in muted tones of mostly gray and blue. The colors are arranged to create a stepped diagonal design, with an overall zigzag effect. The quilt is backed with red cotton flannel that is turned to the front around the edges to create the binding. The corners are slightly rounded. The top and back are tied with red and cream yarn.
Place collected
Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Textiles-Quilts
Type
quilts
Topic
Domestic life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry
Object number
2013.215.16
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d9db6ae7-64df-4ec1-b271-25380c5697db