Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Moss Rose quilt
  • Susan Black Stayman
    active: United States
  • Moss Rose quilt, 1853
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, quilting, appliqué
  • Object Length/Width: 183 x 183.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 72 1/16 x 72 1/4 in
  • Gift of Miss Mary Stayman
  • Not on display
  • 1949.0024.01
Label Text

White background with four red floral groupings in the center. The quilt has a green vine border with small red flowers. The roses on this summer quilt ae original designs by the maker. The quilt took first prize at the Galesburg, Illinois Fair in 1855.