Wheel of Mystery quilt

Wheel of Mystery quilt

1875-1925
Country
United States
quilt
Pieced cotton
Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of Mrs. Scioto I. Danner
1971.210
. Wheel of Mystery quilt. 1875-1925. Pieced cotton. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of Mrs. Scioto I. Danner. 1971.210.
Dimensions
height: 59 in, 149.8600 cm; width: 47 in, 119.3800 cm
Department
Textile Art and Fashion
Collection
Textile Art and Fashion-American
The optical illusion of overlapping circles is enhanced by the quilting, which follows the shape of the pieces. The use of a red and white checked fabric, rather than solid color, contributes additional energy and movement to this vibrant pattern.
Known Provenance
Gifted June 1971 by Mrs. Scioto I. Danner [Newton, KS, 1891-1974] to Denver Art Museum
Exhibition History
  • "Optical Quilts," October 23, 1999 - April 2, 2000 (DAM)

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