Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-35794

Description

Divided by diagonal grid; blocks of white ground with pieced thirteen-block crosses of various calicos and paisleys with white block centers. Framed by sawtooth; yellow calico at corners. Border of striped calico; same as grid. Edged in pale blue cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
calico
dimity
quilting
Needlework
Quilt
Quilt

Inscription

Ink stamped in center: Caroline Begary

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

65 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Una Dunbar

Accession Number

1933.708

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