Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850 C-1860 C

GUSN

GUSN-48749

Description

T-shaped; body comprised of pieced diamonds; alternating rows of glazed pillar print and diamonds; pieced eight-point star of various calicos. Fill around edges of double pink calico. Edges bound in brown floral calico. Quilted in zig-zags around stars.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
block printing (relief printing process)
calico
chintz
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
stitching
linen (material)
piecing
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
copper (metal)
tin (metal)
checker pattern
Classical
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Greek (ancient)
hashira-e
stars
Calico
Cotton
Linen
Chintz
Tin Glazed
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Pieced
Stipple Engraved
Transfer Printed
Geometric
Floral
Pillar Print
Checked
Star
Classical
Grecian
QUILT

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

109.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Wood

Accession Number

1972.148

Reference Notes

Montgomery, F.. Printed Textiles. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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