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Friendship quilt

1927.2441 (RS34327)

Description

T-shaped; white cotton sashing forming diamond gridwork; pieced crosses with white signature blocks in center; "Snow flake" pattern. Saw tooth border; edges bound in white cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1855
Inscriptions
Ink in squares: [See list of names in file]
Associated Building
Original To Nurse House.
Material
calico
chintz
cotton (textile)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Calico
calico
Checked
checker pattern
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Friendship
friendship quilts
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
rolling up
Snowflake
snowflakes
stitching
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
85 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2441
GUSN
31815
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Title Album quilt Accession number 1926.206 Notes 1926.206 BEDSPREAD Relationship Similar item
Title Album quilt Accession number 1968.6 Notes 1968.6 QUILT Relationship Similar item
Title Friendship quilt Accession number 1976.407 Notes 1976.407 QUILT Relationship Similar item
Title Friendship quilt Accession number 1976.407 Notes 1976.407 QUILT Relationship Similar item
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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