|Title||Harper Crib Quilt|
Top: Mosaic; pieced. Embroidered; C.S.A. First National flag with non-standard star, and Confederate state abbreviations. Materials are blue and multicolored silk.
Interlining: Believed wool.
Backing: Brown cotton.
Binding: Black silk.
Stitching: Hand; embroidered.
|Material||textile (silk, wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||W-38 L-56 inches|
|Owned||James Augustus Dickson, South Carolina, CSA|
|Made||Maria Preston Harper, South Carolina, CSA, 1861|
|Provenance||This quilt was made by Miss Maria Preston Harper, daughter of Judge William Harper and Ann Catherine Coulter. It was made for her great-nephew, James Augustus Dickson, who was born 5/26/1861 and was the son of Rev. Henry R. Dickson, the former a chaplain in the Confederate Army, and Catherine McPheeters Dickson. The state abbreviations are listed in order of secession.|
Harper, Maria Preston
Dickson, James Augustus