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Baltimore Album Quilt

Description

Cotton applique with inked inscriptions, made for David Henry Crowl by his mother, Susanna Hiss Crowl, sisters Martha and Elizabeth, and female cousins. This is a "freedom quilt" made to celebrate David's twenty first birthday and the completion of his apprenticeship in a marine-related trade.

Date

circa 1845-1848

Materials

Cotton

Resource ID

2239

Credit Line

Gift of Philip W. Chase, Jr

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.