Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1861

GUSN

GUSN-10147

Description

White cotton ground; center ring with four ducks radiating from center cross of hearts ending with star-like crosses in each corner. Crosses of hearts on each side of center. Interspaces between repeating motifs filled with applique silhouettes of ducks, people, dogs, birds, etc. Swag border around edges of quilt top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
appliqué (technique)
calico
printing (process)
rolling up
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
weddings
hearts (motifs)
Aves (class)
Cotton
Calico
Appliqued
Transfer Printed
Heart
Mythical Animal
Bird
Wedding
QUILT

Inscription

Appliqued at center top side: 1861 [within ring] SGT [Samuel Gardiner Trippe]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

51 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Lydia Gardiner Chace

Accession Number

1964.329

Places

Possibly Rhode Island (United States)
Possibly