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Appliqued Adam and Eve quilt
Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden red and green appliqué cotton quilt. The quilt has a center medallion showing the sun, stars and four phases of the moon. In the four quadrants of the quilt are scenes from the Old Testament story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. A meandering grapevine borders the scenes. Made by Mrs. Dorothy Redding’s grandmother, Mrs. Mary Worthington Walker (Mrs. Samuel Foster) in Belchertown, Massachusetts, circa 1850.
Content Category: artifacts
83.5 inches length
82 inches width
Made by: Foster, Mary Worthington Walker
Made in: Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Household. Linens. Bedding. Quilts
Creation: Approximately 1825 - Approximately 1850
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
2620 (Accession Number)