1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet

On display from Tuesday 10 April to Sunday 29 July

The American Museum is proud to display the oldest known, and date inscribed, patchwork coverlet in Britain. Made in 1718, long before the United States existed, the coverlet will be joining the Museum’s own world renowned textile collection this year to celebrate the coverlet’s 300 birthday.

Celebrating the 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet

Join us on April 14 – April 15 as we celebrate 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet. A weekend of celebrating the very best in local quilting, come and share the passion of quilters from around the region and get hands on with family activities.