Whole cloth quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790-1825

GUSN

GUSN-54870

Description

Dark blue; quilted central design of interlocking circles creating four abstract flower petals. Undulating quilted vine and leaves; alternating flowering and budding tulips facing out at sides and bottom. Edges of simple line and scallops design. Open spaces filled with quilted diagonal lines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
glazing (coating)
stitching
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
textiles
wholecloth quilts
wool (textile)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
seed
fruit
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Wool
Cloth
Hand Stitched
Tin Glazed
Floral
Geometric
Tulip
Pumpkin Seed
Unidentified Textile
QUILT

Pattern

Pumpkin Seed

Associated Building

Associated With Judge Joseph Philbrick's Farm,

Related Items

Title Whole cloth quilt Accession Number 7

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

97.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.12

Reference Notes

Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].

Places

New Hampshire (United States)