Album quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1861

GUSN

GUSN-33954

Description

White cotton ground; six rows of five blocks; eight pointed stars within. Blocks divided by red printed calico grid. Predominate color red. Names written within eight-sided center of star. Overall quilting pattern of shells.

Details

Descriptive Terms

album quilts
calico
cotton (textile)
stitching
piecing
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
textiles
albums
stars
Cotton
Calico
Pieced
Quilted
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Star
Album
Unidentified Textile
QUILT

Inscription

Ink on back corner: Annie H. Lewis/1861 [see attachment in file for list of names]

Maker

Watt, Anne Lewis (Maker)

Location of Origin

Charlestown, MA, USA

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard Douglas

Accession Number

1931.556

Places

Massachusetts (United States)