Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-56119

Description

Rectangular pieced quilt of hexagonal pieces in multi-colored prints; each hexagon is pieced around a corresponding piece of paper. Not finished; no backing; no stuffing. Hexagons arranged so they form larger 6-lobed elements or "stars" placed in vertical rows, alternating w/ salmon-colored stripe of 1-hexagon width. Blues and browns and creams predominate. Probably English and American printed textile goods.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
cotton (textile)
paper (fiber product)
Cotton
Unidentified Paper
Quilt

Maker

Possibly Bennett, Elizabeth (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

79 x 67.25 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1967.130