Whole cloth quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1794-1830

GUSN

GUSN-46861

Description

T-shaped; multiple panels of printed cotton; plain panel across head. Quilted in shell pattern; overlapping circle edging. Cotton printed in classical blue and white motifs arranged in columns; alternating with brown and white vine and star pattern. Edging commercial cotton tape of blue, green, yellow, brown, pink, etc.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
stitching
quilting
alteration (process and technique)
copper (metal)
Classical
Cotton
Chintz
Quilted
Remade
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Stipple Engraved
Eagle
Classical
QUILT

Inscription

Ink on back bottom right corner: This outside made from mother's bedsuit 1794. E.A.W. Wales

Maker

Quincy, Abigail Atkins

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

95 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.384

Reference Notes

Schueser & Rufey. English and American Textiles from 1790 to the Present. [No Publisher].