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1964.329 (RS34361)

Description

White cotton ground; center ring with four ducks radiating from center cross of hearts ending with star-like crosses in each corner. Crosses of hearts on each side of center. Interspaces between repeating motifs filled with applique silhouettes of ducks, people, dogs, birds, etc. Swag border around edges of quilt top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1861
Inscriptions
Appliqued at center top side: 1861 [within ring] SGT [Samuel Gardiner Trippe]
Material
appliqué (technique)
calico
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
rolling up
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
animals
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Aves (class)
Bird
Calico
calico
Cotton
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Heart
hearts (motifs)
Mythical Animal
Possibly weddings
printing (process)
QUILT
quilts
rolling up
Transfer Printed
Wedding
Dimensions
51 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.329
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Lydia Gardiner Chace
GUSN
10147

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