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Crib Quilt

1991.1400 (RS34263)

Description

Rectangular form comprised of a field of contrasting small squares enclosing larger "Byzantine Cross" form patches. The patches of "Bird & Flower" (Peafowl) printed Chintz in blue and rose and a tiny diaper print in rose and white, is backed with a flower patterned diaper print in green cotton and is bound with a floral patterned cotton print in red. Overall, it is quilted in a diamond pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
patchwork
printing (process)
quilting
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Byzantine Cross
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Diamond
lozenges
Orthodox crosses
patchwork
Patchwork
printing (process)
QUILT, CRIB
Quilted
quilting
quilts
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
38 x 28.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1400
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11054

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Byzantine Cross

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