Early Quilt Panel Depicting a Courtier and His Lady, possibly Massachusetts, initialed "SW" and dated "1697," worked in applique, 18 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., framed.
Provenance: Cora Ginsburg, 1980.
Note: According to Cora Ginsburg, there is a quilt from the Saltonstall family of Massachusetts, dating to 1705, at the Massachusetts Historical Society, which contains a similar panel.
There are losses in the silk squares and splits along the right side of the blue field.
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