Overall: 86 1/4 x 84 x 1/8 in. ( 219.1 x 213.4 x 0.3 cm )
Quilt with front composed of 260 rectangular patchwork blocks with pieced octagon motif; black velvet binding and plain (now badly discolored) cotton backing; diagonal grid pattern quilting.
According to the accession records, the donors believed that Laurana Rowe North, their great-grandmother, may have made this quilt in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1812, while on her wedding trip.
Gift of William Russell Bogert and Helen North (Bogert) Parmele
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.