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Tumbling Blocks Quilt

MEDIUM Silk, velvet, wood
DATES ca. 1865-1870
DIMENSIONS 64 x 68 in. (162.6 x 172.7 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 53.59.1
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Richard Draper
RIGHTS STATEMENT
CAPTION Tumbling Blocks Quilt, ca. 1865-1870. Silk, velvet, wood, 64 x 68 in. (162.6 x 172.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Richard Draper, 53.59.1
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pieced quilt with multicolored silks and black silk velvet; design is sometimes called baby block pattern. Large black and tan cord tassels with wooden core at each corner; edged with silk cord. Condition fragile; areas of silk deteriorating; one tassel damaged.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (84%)
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