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Album quilt

Description

White cotton ground; six rows of five blocks; eight pointed stars within. Blocks divided by red printed calico grid. Predominate color red. Names written within eight-sided center of star. Overall quilting pattern of shells.

Details

Maker
Watt, Anne Lewis (Maker)
Date
ca. 1861
Inscriptions
Ink on back corner: Annie H. Lewis/1861 [see attachment in file for list of names]
Location of origin
Charlestown, MA, USA
Material
calico
cotton (textile)
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)
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
rolling up
Star
stars
stitching
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.556
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Richard Douglas
GUSN
33954

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