Friendship quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1879 C-1880 C

GUSN

GUSN-10008

Description

Comprised of pieced diamond blocks; crosses and center block; signatures. Pink on white shirting for sashing gridwork. Triangle borders; edge bound in pink on white sashing. Quilted in diamond pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

friendship quilts
calico
chintz
stitching
piecing
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
albums
signatures (names)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
paisley
snowflakes
stripes
Pieced
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Transfer Printed
Geometric
Floral
Striped
Paisley
Calico
Chintz
Autograph
Snowflake
Friendship
Album
QUILT

Inscription

In ink in squares center: [list of twenty-five autographed names in file]

Pattern

Snowflake

Related Items

Title Album quilt Accession Number 1926.206
Title Friendship quilt Accession Number 1927.2441
Title Friendship quilt Accession Number 1927.2441
Title Album quilt Accession Number 1968.6
Title Quilt Accession Number 1976.409
Title Signature quilt Accession Number B2717
Title Friendship quilt Accession Number B3037

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

75.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1976.407

Reference Notes

Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)