A quilt’s third layer is the back. Typically, backing or lining fabric is less ornate than a pieced or appliqued top, but some quilt backs feature distinctive fabric or even a creative design.

Pattern: 
Broken Dishes variation
Maker: 
Maker unknown
Circa
1820
1840
Possibly made in
New England
United States
106.5
111.5
IQSCM, Ardis and Robert James Collection
1997.007.0816