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Cotton Wholecloth Quilt

Date made: 19th century

Maker: Member of Kinnish or Moore Family

Description: A cotton wholecloth quilt with the top fabric made of a red and brown print cotton on a white background. The patchwork quilt is patched at either end with a strip of green flannelette or fleeced fabric.

The quilt is backed with white cotton fabric and is hand-quilted in an erratic grid pattern using white cotton thread. It contains a white woollen fabric as filling.

This quilt belonged to the donor's family, either the Kinnish family of Mullinaragher or the Moores of Ballachurry, Santon.

Measurements: overall: 190 cm x 160 cm

Materials: cotton, wool

Object name: quilt

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1998-0135


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