1840 - 1860 "Wreath" Quilt Block

Description:

A wreath of red roses and tulips with green leaves appliqued on white cotton. Roses have yellow centers. The wreath and leaves were removed, leaving only fragments of green thread. The ground is cut away under all appliqued motifs and numbers have been written in ink on either side of each rose. "C.W. Price" is stamped twice in an oval with eagle, stars and laurel branches. Part of a series of blocks intended for a quilt.

Date Made: 1840-1860

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Arkansas, Union

Subject: Quilting

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Textiles, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Gift of Miss G. Ruth McHenry

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.E387833.00IAccession Number: 188128Catalog Number: E387833I

Object Name: Quilt BlockOther Terms: Quilt Squares; Quilt Block; Household Textile

Physical Description: thread, cotton (overall material)fabric, cotton (overall material)pieced (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 22 in x 22 in; 56 cm x 56 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-be15-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_556280

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