Silk and silk and cotton, plain, twill and satin weaves; some with secondary binding warps; some with supplementary pile warps forming velvets; some with supplementary patterning warps and wefts; some with brocading wefts; some self-patterned; some warp dyed or painted; some 'watered'; some appliquéd; some embroidered with silk and silk chenille in cross, double feather, feather, fly, open buttonhole, satin and stem stitches; French knots; all pieced and embroidered with silk in buttonhole, cross, double feather, feather, fly, herringbone, single satin and stem stitches; French knots; cotton batting; backed with cotton, plain weave
45.3 × 45.9 cm (17 7/8 × 18 1/8 in.)
Gift of Helen Donathen
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Art Institute of Chicago, Quilts from the Permanent Collection, Aug. 19–Nov. 5, 1978 and Nov. 8, 1978–Jan. 21, 1979.
Art Institute of Chicago, Prints and Drawings, Pass It On: A Celebration of Families, Jul. 1998–Nov. 29, 1998.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Exploring Quilts: Art, History and Craftsmanship, Mar. 17–Sep. 12, 2004.
Helen E. Donathan, Chicago, by Feb. 1960 [Incoming receipt RX3084 dated 2/23/1960 in registrar file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1960.
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