Sunburst Pattern, Pieced Quilt

Sunburst Pattern, Pieced Quilt

Artist: Made by Mary Elizabeth Eddleman
Type: Cotton
Year: 1880-1890
Size/Dimensions: 75" x 73"
Origin: Gift of Ada B. (Gillham) Hauser
Accession Number: 93.31

The plaid backing / border was originally purple and now brown. The purple dye is called a fugitive color", unstable and prone to fading and/or bleeding.

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Sunburst Pattern, Pieced Quilt