Sunburst Quilt Umbrella
Let the Sunshine in! From our museum collection, this quilt design contains almost four thousand diamond-shaped pieces, each about four inches long, that were first basted to a paper template to ensure uniformity of size before being meticulously whip-stitched together.
Inspired by Sunburst Quilt, 1839
Made by Rebecca Scattergood Savery, American, 1770 - 1855
Gift of Sarah Pennell Barton and Nancy Barton Barclay, 1975
- Museum exclusive
- Automatic open and close button and matching slipcase.
- 48" arc when open
- 12 1/2" x 2" x 2 1/4" when folded and closed
- 100% polyester fabric