Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-46252

Description

Central white block; pieced pink printed cotton ten-pointed star in center; twelve, eight- pointed stars of pink printed cotton within blocks along edge of panel. Outside panel nine successive borders of alternating red and brown spot motifs, vermicular chain in red and brown on white, and same brown on brown. Edges bound in cotton tape; quilted overall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
calico
stitching
piecing
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
textiles
floral patterns
geometric patterns
stars
teacups
Calico
Pieced
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Transfer Printed
Floral
Geometric
Star
Tea Cup
Unidentified Textile
QUILT

Inscription

Ink on stitched-on tape at back corner: M.E. Dudley

Pattern

Tea Cup

Associated Building

Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

91 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Marrett

Accession Number

1959.1216

Places

Maine (United States)