Log Cabin Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1881

GUSN

GUSN-51153

Description

Comprised of six rows of four pieced blocks; blocks pieced of various calico prints and shirtings; one-half dark, one-half light producing "Sunshine and Shadow" effect. Center blocks of either printed portraits of President Garfield, Federal Shields, Navy Anchor or printed patchwork pattern; edges bound in blue and white calico; back of white ground cotton and brown polka dots.

Details

Descriptive Terms

log cabin quilts
calico
stitching
piecing
printing (process)
rolling up
textiles
childhood
flags
floral patterns
geometric patterns
log cabins (houses)
patriotism
shields (motifs)
stripes
Children's furnishing
Calico
Pieced
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Flag
Stripe
Geometric
Childhood
Patriotism
Floral
Log Cabin
Anchor
Shield
Unidentified Textile
QUILT

Pattern

Log Cabin

Maker

Cocheco Mills (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

USA, New England

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

32.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1986.824

Reference Notes

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