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1980.41 (RS34257)

Description

White cotton ground within 4" appliqued princess feather wheels of alternating green and orange; red center. Leaves have vein-like cord centers. Border alternating green and orange appliqued swags; red tassels and green sprigs at corners. Overall quilting pattern of diamonds; flowers, pinwheels, vines, fruits, etc.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1899
Inscriptions
Modern stitched-on tag on back with typed letters reads: Mrs. Francis G. Lee, The Rocks Cottage, Littleton, NH Quilt #5
Material
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Classical
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
Needlework
Quilt
quilts
stitching
Swag
swags
Dimensions
82.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.41
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
49698
Reference Notes
Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].
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