Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-37673

Description

Quilt, t-shaped with diamond block pattern. Four columns of eight-pointed stars with interspacing blocks of floral printed cotton. Nearly all the blocks and pieces are floral, with only few stripes and checks (Lane chintz pattern is frequently used). Top of quilt has a band of paisleys. Overall floral appearance. Bound in calico, quilted in diagonal lines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
calico
chintz
stitching
linen (material)
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
textiles
floral patterns
paisley
stars
Needlework
Quilt
Calico
Chintz
Linen
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Quilted
Paisley
Star
Floral
Unidentified Textile
Quilt

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

82 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Watson

Accession Number

1935.159

Reference Notes

Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].