Whole cloth quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-9046

Description

Dark blue glazed wool calamanco spread; quilted, overall geometric pattern of diamonds overlayed with interlocking circles; "Tea cup" pattern. Star within square quilted in block pattern; plain edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quilts
wool (textile)
glazing (coating)
stitching
quilting
wholecloth quilts
tin (metal)
geometric patterns
seed
fruit
stars
teacups
Wool
Cloth
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Geometric
Star
Tin Glazed
Tea Cup
Pumpkin Seed
Calamanco
QUILT

Pattern

Tea Cup

Additional Identification Number

1990.192 X

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

49 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Drury

Accession Number

1990.192

Reference Notes

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

Places

Probably Connecticut (United States)
Probably