Album quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1852-1853

GUSN

GUSN-30865

Description

White cotton ground; five rows of five pieced blocks entirely of red and white cotton. No two blocks alike. Quilted geometric designs using circles, stars, diamonds, etc. Each block has approximately one inch white border; mitred corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

album quilts
calico
cotton (textile)
fringe
stitching
piecing
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
textiles
albums
religions (concept)
Cotton
Calico
Quilted
Hand Stitched
Pieced
Transfer Printed
Fringe
Religion
Album
Unidentified Textile
Quilt

Label

In "Cherished Possessions"

Inscription

Ink pen and stamp: [see list of names and inscriptions in file]

Maker

Sunday School Scholars of Bulfinch (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

90 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George S. Selfridge

Accession Number

1926.206

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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