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1968.23 (RS34610)

Description

White cotton ground covered evenly in applique motifs; three rows of three oak leaf crosses; interspaces filled with abstract tulips and eight-pointed stars. Around sides and bottom vine with leaf and flowers. Overall shell quilting pattern.

Details

Maker
Lanphear, Lois M. (Maker)
Lanphear, Sarah A. (Maker)
Lanphear, Hannah R. (Maker)
Date
1843
Inscriptions
Running stitch in script in blue across top: Lois M Lanphear Sarah A Lanphear Hannah R Lanphear/1843
Location of origin
Sturbridge, MA, USA
Material
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
shell (animal material)
stitching
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Hand Stitched
oak leaf (motif)
Oak Leaf and Reel
printing (process)
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
quilts
Reel
rolling up
Shell
shell (animal material)
Star
stars
stitching
Transfer Printed
Tulip
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
88.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.23
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
47506
Reference Notes
Anonymous. By a Fine Hand. [No Publisher].

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Oak Leaf and Reel

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