Whole cloth quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1835

GUSN

GUSN-46723

Description

T-shaped; green ground glazed and block printed; exotic pheasant-like bird beneath palm tree; passion flowers and other foliage. Hand quilted; diamond/hexagon pattern. Shaped to conform to four-posted bed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
stitching
linen (material)
quilting
wholecloth quilts
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
Orientalism
palm leaf
pheasant
Cotton
Chintz
Linen
Cloth
Quilted
Hand Stitched
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Bird
Floral
Orientalism
Tree
Pheasant
QUILT

Maker

(Printer)

Dimensions

93.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.43

Reference Notes

Ed. 1

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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