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Description

Comprised of alternating columns of pieced diamond blocks. Five columns of nine-patch blocks, each of two types printed cottons. Four columns of whole blocks widely spaced yellow sprig flowers; [diagram] dot motifs on white ground. Same for sawtooth frame and 6" wide side borders; edges bound in same quilted lines.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Associated Building
Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House.
Material
calico
chintz
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
tin (metal)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Calico
calico
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
quilts
rolling up
stitching
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
71.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.821
GUSN
51151

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