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1982.155 (RS34262)

Description

White cotton ground; diagonal line quilting. Four appliqued motifs of abstract flowers surrounded by eight green oak leaves; center applique motif. Body framed by entwining vine of green and red; regularly spaced green stemmed leaves. At corners of vine appliqued yellow and pink calico flower pots; two plants are perches for two orange birds. On sides similar flower pots; pink. Quilting in 10-1/2" vine frame shell pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1868
Inscriptions
Appliqued at center: SMB Age 65 1868 Sewn label on back: Mrs. Frances G. Lee/The Rocks Cottage/Littleton, N.H./Quilt No.1
Material
appliqué (technique)
calico
embroidering
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Calico
calico
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
printing (process)
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
quilts
rolling up
stitching
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
79 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.155
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
50126
Reference Notes
Anonymous. By a Fine Hand. [No Publisher].
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