Whitework Coverlet

Title:
Whitework Coverlet
Creator:
Parrish, Mariah
Date:
1825-1830
Description:
White cotton coverlet, 65" x 81," with cotton thread embroidery forming two baskets of flowers facing out and four larged leaves in center forming an X. Floral tendrils overall and leafy border. Knotted fringe on three sides. Made by Mariah Parrish of Marlboro County, SC, c. 1830. Donated to the Charleston Museum by Miss George Rowe Townsend in 2002.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Quilt Collection
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
White work embroidery, Coverlets, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms
Shelving Locator:
2002.42
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.