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1972.148 (RS34287)

Description

T-shaped; body comprised of pieced diamonds; alternating rows of glazed pillar print and diamonds; pieced eight-point star of various calicos. Fill around edges of double pink calico. Edges bound in brown floral calico. Quilted in zig-zags around stars.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850 C-1860 C
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
calico
chintz
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
linen (material)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
tin (metal)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Calico
calico
Checked
checker pattern
Chintz
chintz
Classical
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
glazing (coating)
Grecian
Greek (ancient)
Hand Stitched
hashira-e
Linen
linen (material)
Pieced
piecing
Pillar Print
printing (process)
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
quilts
rolling up
Star
stars
Stipple Engraved
stitching
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
109.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.148
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Wood
GUSN
48749
Reference Notes
Montgomery, F.. Printed Textiles. [No Publisher].
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