Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-51300

Description

It is comprised of printed cotton patches of red on white, and blue on white. It is arranged in a pattern of stars within the squares, enclosed by a diamond shaped border. It is backed by an undyed linen and quilted in a conforming line pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
stars
Cotton
Linen
Transfer Printed
Pieced
Quilted
Evening Star
QUILT

Pattern

Evening Star

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

95 x 90 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1177

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