Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-51155

Description

Four rows of four blocks; within each row alternating pieced blocks of printed children's story scenes; white and black scroll border; plain red cotton blocks; decorative yarn feather stitched together. White cotton binding edges. Illustrations of childhood activities typical of mid-to-late 19th c.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
cotton (textile)
stitching
piecing
printing (process)
textiles
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
childhood
Children's furnishing
Cotton
Pieced
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Childhood
Mythical Animal
Unidentified Textile
QUILT

Inscription

Printed underneath illustrations: The Drillmaster At Drill Please Remember the Monkey The Young Schoolmistress The Doctor's Visit Tom's Supper Asleep & Awake Music Hath Charms

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

44.75 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1986.826

Reference Notes

Weissman & Lavitt. Labors of Love. [No Publisher].