This is one of six known quilts to descend in the Savery/Scattergood families of Philadelphia, all of which descendents attribute to Rebecca Scattergood Savery. Rebecca was the daughter-in-law of William Savery, a Philadelphia cabinetmaker and prominent Quaker abolitionist. In 1783, he was a signatory to the Quaker Anti-Slavery Petition.

Pattern: 
Medallion
Maker: 
Rebecca Savery
1845
Probably made in
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
104.5
115
IQSCM, Ardis and Robert James Collection
2006.003.0006