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Whole cloth quilt

1943.322 (RS34374)

Description

T-shaped; columns of grouped red flowers with leafy sprigs on mottled light brown ground divided by narrow columns of rococo-like scrolls and floral spot motifs. Overall shell quilting pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850 C-1860 C
Material
chintz
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
shell (animal material)
stitching
wholecloth quilts
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Chintz
chintz
Cloth
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Needlework
printing (process)
Quilt
Quilted
quilting
quilts
rolling up
Shell
shell (animal material)
stitching
Transfer Printed
wholecloth quilts
Dimensions
67 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.322
GUSN
53485
Reference Notes
Schueser & Rufey. English and American Textiles from 1790 to the Present. [No Publisher].

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