Log cabin crib quilt

Object Number: 
1952.37
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 42 1/4 x 36 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 107.3 x 92.7 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Log cabin crib quilt with thirty silk patchwork blocks with strips arranged in octagons, surrounded by maroon velvet border; tufted yellow silk backing with small silk grosgrain bows.
Gallery Label: 
This crib quilt appears to represent a variation of the "windmill blades" type of log cabin design.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry C. W. Melick
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group