Whitework Quilt

Title:
Whitework Quilt
Creator:
Hyrne, Sarah
Date:
1700-1799
Description:
White on white corded quilt, basket of flowers central design, set in lozenge surrounded by flowers, border of scrolls and leaves. Wide outer border has arched motifs each with one of several flowers. Tape and fringe on three sides of quilt. Said to have been made by Mrs. Sarah Hyrne and her friends in South Carolina in the 18th century. Donated to the Charleston Museum by Margaret Livingston Charles Aldrich (Mrs. Richard Aldrich) in 1952.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Quilt Collection
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
White work embroidery, Quilts, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms
Shelving Locator:
HT 5129
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Photographed using a Nikon D90 with a 50.0 mm f/1.8 lens. 1/125 sec, f/9, ISO 250, sRGB.
Copyright Status Statement:
Public Domain.
Access Information:
Courtesy of The Charleston Museum. Photo by Sean Money. For more information contact The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.