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1935.159 (RS34285)

Description

Quilt, t-shaped with diamond block pattern. Four columns of eight-pointed stars with interspacing blocks of floral printed cotton. Nearly all the blocks and pieces are floral, with only few stripes and checks (Lane chintz pattern is frequently used). Top of quilt has a band of paisleys. Overall floral appearance. Bound in calico, quilted in diagonal lines.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Material
calico
chintz
linen (material)
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
textiles
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Calico
calico
Chintz
chintz
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Needlework
Paisley
paisley
printing (process)
Quilt
Quilted
quilting
quilts
rolling up
Star
stars
stitching
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
82 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.159
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
37673
Reference Notes
Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].

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