F210 Olive Branch Fragment

c. 1850
23.25 x 24.25 inches
New England

Over-dyed green and faded red calico, beautifully quilted. White block has a quilted wreath with double lined quilted shell in the middle. Much of the quilting is only 1/4" apart. The fabric on the front and back is linen. It has a 1/4" binding. Professionally hand washed by Betsey.