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American Quilt Legacy Case: Pieced Cotton Album Quilt

July 1, 1999 – February 14, 2000

Museum: American History Museum

Location: 3rd Floor, West Wing, Textiles Hall

The American Quilt Legacy case features pieces from the museum's collection, rotated approximately every 6 months.

This album quilt (1846), made for Merinda Shedd Wright of Washington, New Hampshire, is a 9-patch pattern of 96 blocks with signatures of friends and family in each patch block.