Baltimore Albums are among the most celebrated American quilts, with their ornate applique and figurative elements. Even though quilts can be bed coverings, many high-style pieces were likely for show, rather than for regular use.

Pattern: 
Album
Maker: 
Maker unknown
Circa
1845
1855
Probably made in
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
106
105
IQSCM, Ardis and Robert James Collection
1997.007.0320