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11-37-1128

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts

Who documented this quilt?

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, MassQuilts

MASS-Quilts ID Number:

849

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Width:

76

Length:

79

Quilt top made by:

Coffin, Anna Swain

Quiltmaker's state:

Massachusetts (MA)

Quiltmaker's city:

Nantucket

Quiltmaker's country:

United States

Date of death and location:

1930

Ethnic group:

Yankee

How did owner acquire quilt?

Inheritance

Time period:

1876-1900

Format:

Quilt top with unfinished edge

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Side by side

Vertical rows, horizontal rows and number of blocks:

9 vertical rows, 11 horizontal rows, 99 blocks

Block size:

8.5 x 9

Fabric fibers:

Cotton

Predominant colors:

Brown

Quilting:

Not quilted

Binding and edging:

Unfinished/raw edge

Backing, weave and pattern:

no backing

Condition:

Fair/worn

Pattern name, variations and comments:

Basket

Date estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser:

1875-1900

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project (MassQuilts)

Cite this Quilt

Coffin, Anna Swai. Basket. 1876-1900. From Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts, Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, MassQuilts. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=11-37-1128. Accessed: 07/24/24