Friendship quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1855

GUSN

GUSN-31815

Description

T-shaped; white cotton sashing forming diamond gridwork; pieced crosses with white signature blocks in center; "Snow flake" pattern. Saw tooth border; edges bound in white cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

friendship quilts
calico
chintz
cotton (textile)
stitching
piecing
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
checker pattern
floral patterns
geometric patterns
snowflakes
Needlework
Quilt
Calico
Cotton
Chintz
Pieced
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Transfer Printed
Checked
Geometric
Floral
Friendship
Snowflake
Quilt

Inscription

Ink in squares: [See list of names in file]

Pattern

Snowflake

Associated Building

Original To Nurse House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

85 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1927.2441

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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