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1959.1216 (RS34356)

Description

Central white block; pieced pink printed cotton ten-pointed star in center; twelve, eight- pointed stars of pink printed cotton within blocks along edge of panel. Outside panel nine successive borders of alternating red and brown spot motifs, vermicular chain in red and brown on white, and same brown on brown. Edges bound in cotton tape; quilted overall.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
Ink on stitched-on tape at back corner: M.E. Dudley
Associated Building
Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.). Original to Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
calico
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
textiles
Object type
Bedding
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Calico
calico
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
quilts
rolling up
Star
stars
stitching
Tea Cup
teacups
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
91 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.1216
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
46252

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Tea Cup

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