Corner with block
Handle, fabric and quilting detail
Scrap basket crib quilt (35 ¾" square) in reds and blues on white ground. Quilt top is cotton. Fabric patterns: dot, floral, geometric, conversation print (hearts) and solid. Nine patterned basket blocks (6 5/8" square) alternate with 4 plain blocks, 6 half blocks, and 4 quarter blocks. Set is 3 x 3 on point. Basket handles machine stitched down. Three plain borders: blue (1 3/8"), pink dot (1 3/8"), and white (1 3/8").
Printed fabric that is also used on top. Multiple horizontal pieced stripes.
Hand quilted sparse to medium quantity of stitches, medium to large fineness. Quilting patterns: filler, outline (around the baskets).
Edges are straight, corners square. Applied binding, cut on grain.
Moderate binding wear, dye fading, patch evident.
Possibly same maker as Object ID 11281 (SC #1), several fabrics match. SC identifies as "cradle quilt."
Accession number H11286
Descriptive data collected by Elizabeth Hoffman and Shannon Myers, January 2001