Artwork Information

  • Title:

    Quilt in the Tulip pattern

  • Artist:

    Gage, Fannie Kelly; Darby, Ella

  • Artist Bio:

    American, 1858–1956; American, 19th–20th century

  • Date:

    1913

  • Medium:

    Appliquйd and quilted cotton

  • Dimensions:

    95 3/4 x 76 1/4 inches

  • Credit Line:

    Wichita Art Museum, Gift of Margaret Overall Burnett

  • Object Number:

    1992.8

  • Display:

    Not Currently on Display


About the Artwork

Fannie K. Gage, American, 1858–1956

Ella Darby, American, 19th–20th century

Quilt in the Tulip pattern, 1913

Appliquйd and quilted cotton

Wichita Art Museum, Gift of Margaret Overall Burnett

1992.8

            The bold style of the tulips in this quilt rendered with five-pointed blossoms above two small leaves was particularly popular in the southern United States during the second half the of the 19th century.