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Woollen Wholecloth Quilt

Date made: 19th century

Maker: Member of Faragher Family

Description: A reversible woollen wholecloth quilt with a top made of pieces of red hand-woven woollen cloth.

The quilt is backed with pieces of natural and cream-coloured fabrics, including tweed, striped cotton and linsey woolsey. The quilt is hand-quilted in a zig-zag quilting pattern using orange woollen thread. The quilt does not contain any filling.

The quilt is from the home of Miss Abigail Faragher, Earystane Smithy, Arbory.

Measurements: overall: 188 cm x 164 cm

Materials: cotton, linen, tweed, wool

Object name: quilt

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1988-1303


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