Crib Quilt

Date

1825-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11054

Description

Rectangular form comprised of a field of contrasting small squares enclosing larger "Byzantine Cross" form patches. The patches of "Bird & Flower" (Peafowl) printed Chintz in blue and rose and a tiny diaper print in rose and white, is backed with a flower patterned diaper print in green cotton and is bound with a floral patterned cotton print in red. Overall, it is quilted in a diamond pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
cotton (textile)
patchwork
printing (process)
quilting
Orthodox crosses
lozenges
Cotton
Patchwork
Quilted
Transfer Printed
Byzantine Cross
Diamond
QUILT, CRIB

Pattern

Byzantine Cross

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

191.1440

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

38 x 28.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1400