Whole cloth quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850 C-1860 C

GUSN

GUSN-53485

Description

T-shaped; columns of grouped red flowers with leafy sprigs on mottled light brown ground divided by narrow columns of rococo-like scrolls and floral spot motifs. Overall shell quilting pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
chintz
cotton (textile)
stitching
quilting
printing (process)
rolling up
shell (animal material)
wholecloth quilts
floral patterns
shell (animal material)
Needlework
Quilt
Cloth
Chintz
Cotton
Floral
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Transfer Printed
Shell
Quilt

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

67 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1943.322

Reference Notes

Schueser & Rufey. English and American Textiles from 1790 to the Present. [No Publisher].