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Cotton Wholecloth Quilt

Date made: 19th century

Maker: Member of Kinnish or Moore Family

Description: A cotton wholecloth quilt with a top cover of a brown, blue, green floral patterned cotton fabric with a cream background.

The quilt is backed with a pink brushed cotton blanket with wide green and narrower yellow stripes. It is hand-quilted in a grid pattern with white cotton thread and all the edges bound with one line of hand-sewn running stitch. The quilt contains a dark blue woollen blanket 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 x 170 cm

Materials: cotton, wool

Object name: quilt

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1998-0136


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