Pickle Dish

Maker Unknown
South Carolina

McKissick Museum Collection 2013.11.135

Hand-quilted Pickle Dish or Indian Wedding Ring pattern in just two colors – unbleached muslin and a navy and white floral print – that showcases a finely quilted floral motif in the center of each block. Difficult-to-piece sawtooth rings are outline quilted. One of the earliest known illustrations of this design was published in the October 24, 1931 Kansas City Star.

Rose Wreath
Maker Unknown
Possibly Maryland
ca. 1850
Gift of Dan and Martha Bowen

Orange Peel
Maker Unknown
South Carolina
Gift of Peurifoy Stevenson in Honor of Mrs. J. E. (Mary Lewis) Stevenson

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