Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1843

GUSN

GUSN-47506

Description

White cotton ground covered evenly in applique motifs; three rows of three oak leaf crosses; interspaces filled with abstract tulips and eight-pointed stars. Around sides and bottom vine with leaf and flowers. Overall shell quilting pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
stitching
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
shell (animal material)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
vine scrolls
oak leaf (motif)
shell (animal material)
stars
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Cotton
Quilted
Appliqued
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Star
Shell
Tulip
Oak Leaf and Reel
Vine
Reel
QUILT

Inscription

Running stitch in script in blue across top: Lois M Lanphear Sarah A Lanphear Hannah R Lanphear/1843

Pattern

Oak Leaf and Reel

Maker

Lanphear, Lois M. (Maker)
Lanphear, Sarah A. (Maker)
Lanphear, Hannah R. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Sturbridge, MA, USA

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

88.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1968.23

Reference Notes

Anonymous. By a Fine Hand. [No Publisher].

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