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Friendship quilt

1976.407 (RS34254)

Description

Comprised of pieced diamond blocks; crosses and center block; signatures. Pink on white shirting for sashing gridwork. Triangle borders; edge bound in pink on white sashing. Quilted in diamond pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1879 C-1880 C
Inscriptions
In ink in squares center: [list of twenty-five autographed names in file]
Material
calico
chintz
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Album
albums
Autograph
Calico
calico
Chintz
chintz
Floral
floral patterns
Friendship
friendship quilts
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Paisley
paisley
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
rolling up
signatures (names)
Snowflake
snowflakes
stitching
Striped
stripes
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
75.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.407
GUSN
10008
Reference Notes
Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].
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Title Album quilt Accession number 1926.206 Notes 1926.206 BEDSPREAD Relationship Similar item
Title Friendship quilt Accession number 1927.2441 Notes 1927.2441 QUILT Relationship Similar item
Title Friendship quilt Accession number 1927.2441 Notes 1927.2441 QUILT Relationship Similar item
Title Album quilt Accession number 1968.6 Notes 1968.6 TEXTILE Relationship Similar item
Title Quilt Accession number 1976.409 Notes 1976.409 QUILT Relationship Same collect
Title Signature quilt Accession number B2717 Notes B2717 QUILT Relationship Similar item
Title Friendship quilt Accession number B3037 Notes B3037 QUILT Relationship Similar item

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Snowflake

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