Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1875-1922

GUSN

GUSN-30874

Description

Diamond blocks of alternating black and other dark colored ribbed silks and satins. Buttonhole stitched appliqued velvet fleur-de-Lis and tulips on each block. Edges bound in black satin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
appliqué (technique)
stitching
machine-made
piecing
satin
silk (textile)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Needlework
Quilt
Satin
Silk
Velvet
Pieced
Appliqued
Hand Stitched
Geometric
Floral
Fleur-de-Lis
Tulip
Unidentified Textile
Quilt

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

55.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Martha A. Knowles

Accession Number

1926.258