Important Philadelphia Broderie Perse quilt, inscr
Important Philadelphia Broderie Perse quilt, inscribedThe work of my Mother Ruth McConnell & her cousins Hannah & Mary Parry in year 1793 previous to my birth (September of that year) during yellow fever- Julia M. Miles May 14th 1849, the quilt features a large central basket emanating with floral vines surrounded by smaller bouquets and cornucopia corners all within a chintz border, it remains in a remarkable state of preservation for a quilt of its age, 103" x 111". Provenance: The Collection of Foster & Muriel McCarl, Beaver Falls, PA.
Provenance:The Collection of Foster & Muriel McCarl, Beaver Falls, PA.
One area of chintz border with a few small tears. All over light foxing marks and staining. Staining to backside. Small dark gray spot in one corner. Overall the quilt remains in extraordinary condition due to its age. Provenance: The Collection of Foster & Muriel McCarl, Beaver Falls, PA.
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