Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1868

GUSN

GUSN-50126

Description

White cotton ground; diagonal line quilting. Four appliqued motifs of abstract flowers surrounded by eight green oak leaves; center applique motif. Body framed by entwining vine of green and red; regularly spaced green stemmed leaves. At corners of vine appliqued yellow and pink calico flower pots; two plants are perches for two orange birds. On sides similar flower pots; pink. Quilting in 10-1/2" vine frame shell pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
appliqué (technique)
calico
embroidering
stitching
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
floral patterns
Calico
Embroidered
Quilted
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Floral
Appliqued
QUILT

Inscription

Appliqued at center: SMB Age 65 1868 Sewn label on back: Mrs. Frances G. Lee/The Rocks Cottage/Littleton, N.H./Quilt No.1

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

79 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1982.155

Reference Notes

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

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