Mosaic quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-10461

Description

Pieced hexagons in mosaic design six rows six- pointed stars interspersed between two mosaic florets; borders. On sides and foot attached printed ruffle gathered along edges. Design of repeating blocks of oak leaves; abstract greek key border; quilted in repeating swags.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
block printing (relief printing process)
calico
chintz
cotton (textile)
dimity
glazing (coating)
stitching
linen (material)
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
tin (metal)
checker pattern
Classical
geometric patterns
mosaics (visual works)
stars
Cotton
Linen
Calico
Chintz
Dimity
Hand Stitched
Tin Glazed
Quilted
Transfer Printed
Geometric
Classical
Star
Checked
Mosaic
QUILT

Pattern

Mosaic

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

111 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1917.374

Reference Notes

Meller & Eiffers. Textile Designs. [No Publisher].