Pattern for the English Basket Quilt. This is Corliss Searcey’s interpretation of the English Medallion Quilt from the early 1800s. These naive baskets are surrounded by borders of hexagon flowers, stars, hearts and more.
Patchwork & embroidery by Mary Staveley, East Yorkshire, 1833, central panel embroidered in colored wools, legend: "I have done this to let you see what care my parents took of me." Finished March 8, aged 12 years, 1833, taught at Hannah Wilson, Wetwant, 1833, mosaic of 1830s chintz dress fabrics; 256 x 220 cm