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1986.826 (RS30325)

Description

Four rows of four blocks; within each row alternating pieced blocks of printed children's story scenes; white and black scroll border; plain red cotton blocks; decorative yarn feather stitched together. White cotton binding edges. Illustrations of childhood activities typical of mid-to-late 19th c.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Inscriptions
Printed underneath illustrations: The Drillmaster At Drill Please Remember the Monkey The Young Schoolmistress The Doctor's Visit Tom's Supper Asleep & Awake Music Hath Charms
Material
cotton (textile)
piecing
printing (process)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
animals
Childhood
childhood
Children's furnishing
Cotton
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand Stitched
Mythical Animal
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
QUILT
quilts
stitching
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
44.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.826
GUSN
51155
Reference Notes
Weissman & Lavitt. Labors of Love. [No Publisher].

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