Pieced Silk Quilt
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
- Date / Time :
- March 02, 2019 10:00AM
Pieced Silk Quilt, reportedly made by Blanche Bradford (b. 1862), Winslow, Wisconsin, c. 1880-1900, designed as a multi-part border surrounding thirty eight-pointed stars, in various shades of blue and brown, 68 1/4 x 59, mounted on a stretcher.
Provenance: Stephen Score, purchased in 2003 by a private Massachusetts collector.
Note: According to family lore, Blanche Bradford worked on this quilt for sixteen years, which reportedly incorporates 5,555 sewn pieces.
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