Whole cloth quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1825

GUSN

GUSN-54925

Description

T-shape, wool; off-set central block of twill weave blue, green, red plaid. Sides, top and bottom of green and red plain weave plaid; quilted in three-line grid of squares set on points; geometric shapes such as rings, stars and pinwheels inside. Backed in gold plain weave wool.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
stitching
linsey-woolsey
piecing
quilting
weaving
wholecloth quilts
wool (textile)
geometric patterns
plaids
rings (object genres)
stars
Wool
Cloth
Quilted
Hand Stitched
Pieced
Twilled
Geometric
Plaid
Linsey-Woolsey
Ring
Star
Pinwheel
QUILT

Maker

Hunkins, Sarah, 1764-1857 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Bradford, VT, USA

Dimensions

94 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. H.E. Whitten

Accession Number

1949.90

Places

Vermont (United States)