American Quilt Legacy Case: Pieced Cotton Album Quilt

July 1, 1999 – February 14, 2000

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

3rd Floor, West Wing, Textiles Hall Floor Plan

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.