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Album quilt

1926.206 (RS1455)

Description

White cotton ground; five rows of five pieced blocks entirely of red and white cotton. No two blocks alike. Quilted geometric designs using circles, stars, diamonds, etc. Each block has approximately one inch white border; mitred corners.

Details

Label
In "Cherished Possessions"
Maker
Sunday School Scholars of Bulfinch (Maker)
Date
1852-1853
Inscriptions
Ink pen and stamp: [see list of names and inscriptions in file]
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
calico
cotton (textile)
fringe
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
textiles
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Album
album quilts
albums
Calico
calico
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Fringe
fringe
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
Quilt
Quilted
quilting
Religion
religions (concept)
rolling up
stitching
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
90 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.206
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George S. Selfridge
GUSN
30865
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