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Silk triangles; paper templates attached; multicolored. Center medallion Tree-of-Life with appliqued silk and paper birds and sheep and shepardess; pastoral scene. Unquilted; constructed with three pieces forming fitted bedspread. Birds cut out and painted; shepardess paper cut out and painted.
paper (fiber product)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
tree of life (general motif)
Newspaper print paper templates: [Paper templated are cut from newspapers dated 1768-1770. Some templates are letters and have hand-inked information. Newsprint is in English. Names on letter templates include Anna Norton at Boston and Samuel Norton at Hingham.]
48 (W) (inches)
Gift of the Heirs of Miss Martha Anna Abercrombie
Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].