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Quilt

Artist/Maker:
Brownrigg, Mary Anne
Place Made:
Chowan County North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1820-1835
Dimensions:
HOA: 105; WOA: 107
Accession Number:
2942
Description:
MAKER: Mary Anne Brownrigg (1796-1838) was born to Thomas Brownrigg (1767-1826) and Ruth Baker (1750-1802) at Wingfield Plantation in Chowan County, North Carolina. She married Col. Hardy Cross (1777-1858) in 1828.

DESCRIPTION: Chintz applique and quilted bedcover. Palampore design with a tree of life incorporating a variety of chintz fabrics. Triple border: outer border wide chintz band multicolored on brown ground, central border appliqued multi-colored motifs on a white ground, inner border narrow chintz band.

Credit Line:
Gift of Frank L. Horton