Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-49547

Description

T-shaped, body divided by five columns of diamonds (four blocks of four pieces) of pieced calicos; divided by zig-zag striped brown and white borders. Edges bound in calico. Overall quilting in chevron pattern; overall color predominately browns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
chintz
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
piecing
quilting
Needlework
Quilt
Quilt

Pattern

Snake Fence

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Tinkham, Mary E. Luscombe (Maker)

Dimensions

90 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.604