Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1834-1899

GUSN

GUSN-49698

Description

White cotton ground within 4" appliqued princess feather wheels of alternating green and orange; red center. Leaves have vein-like cord centers. Border alternating green and orange appliqued swags; red tassels and green sprigs at corners. Overall quilting pattern of diamonds; flowers, pinwheels, vines, fruits, etc.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
stitching
Classical
swags
Needlework
Quilt
Cotton
Appliqued
Hand Stitched
Classical
Swag
Quilt

Inscription

Modern stitched-on tag on back with typed letters reads: Mrs. Francis G. Lee, The Rocks Cottage, Littleton, NH Quilt #5

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

82.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1980.41

Reference Notes

Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].

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