Patchwork quilt top

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1892

GUSN

GUSN-10038

Description

T-shaped; central rectangular medallion printed with stars and stripes with medallions commemorating Columbus, George Washington, The Capital in Washington, DC.; names of states. Unbacked.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
calico
cotton (textile)
stitching
patchwork
piecing
printing (process)
rolling up
commemoratives
patriotism
stars
Cotton
Calico
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Star
Patriotism
Commemorative
Pieced
Patchwork
Medallion
QUILT

Inscription

Printed: WORLD'S FAIR/1896/CHICAGO AMERICA/1492/DISCOVERED

Associated Building

Subject Columbian Exposition,

People and Organizations

Columbian Exposition

Columbus, Christopher
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Capitol, The

Related Items

Title Commemorative quilt Accession Number 1969.561

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

88.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. Stuart Pratt

Accession Number

1969.560

Reference Notes

Anonymous. By a Fine Hand. [No Publisher].