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Whole cloth quilt

Description

T-shaped; multiple panels of printed cotton; plain panel across head. Quilted in shell pattern; overlapping circle edging. Cotton printed in classical blue and white motifs arranged in columns; alternating with brown and white vine and star pattern. Edging commercial cotton tape of blue, green, yellow, brown, pink, etc.

Details

Maker
Quincy, Abigail Atkins
Date
1794-1830
Inscriptions
Ink on back bottom right corner: This outside made from mother's bedsuit 1794. E.A.W. Wales
Material
alteration (process and technique)
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
quilting
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
alteration (process and technique)
block printing (relief printing process)
Chintz
chintz
Classical
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Eagle
Hand Stitched
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
quilts
Remade
Stipple Engraved
stitching
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
95 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.384
GUSN
46861
Reference Notes
Schueser & Rufey. English and American Textiles from 1790 to the Present. [No Publisher].

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