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Whole cloth quilt

Description

T-shaped; green ground glazed and block printed; exotic pheasant-like bird beneath palm tree; passion flowers and other foliage. Hand quilted; diamond/hexagon pattern. Shaped to conform to four-posted bed.

Details

Maker
(Printer)
Date
1810-1835
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
linen (material)
quilting
stitching
tin (metal)
wholecloth quilts
Object type
Bedding
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
block printing (relief printing process)
Chintz
chintz
Cloth
Cotton
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Orientalism
palm leaf
pheasant
Pheasant
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
quilts
stitching
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Tree
wholecloth quilts
Dimensions
93.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.43
GUSN
46723
Reference Notes
Ed. 1
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Title Cloth fragment Accession number 1987.253 Notes 1987.253 CLOTH FRAGMENT Relationship Similar item

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