Appliquéd, pieced and embroidered quilt; dyed plain and twill weave fabrics of wool, silk, cotton, linen, polyester, rayon, nylon and acrylic in single and multi-fiber blends; cotton and polyester embroidery threads
Inscription (label on reverse): Nine Brides Original Design Handmade in Ireland
218.2 × 172.7 cm (85 7/8 × 68 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Power
Extended information about this artwork
Cara. Volume 17, no. 6 (November/December 1984), p. 29.
Irish Patchwork Society Newsletter (Spring 1985), p. 12.
San Diego, California, International Quilt Symposium, June 1–4, 1984
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Exploring Quilts: Art, History and Craftsmanship, March 17–September 12, 2004
Art Institute of Chicago, Making Memories: Quilts as Souvenirs, Galleries 57-59, October 20, 2017-April 1, 2018
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