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Wholecloth quilt with border

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Wholecloth quilt of English floral roller-print dyed with indigo and madder, serpentine floral vine with small-patterned ground; pieced border of small red floral print resembling kashmir shawl design and white cotton; homespun cotton backing, hand quilted with parallel lines

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen R. Norton

American, first quarter 19th century

Object Place

United States

Place of Manufacture

England (fabric)


232.5 x 210 cm (91 9/16 x 82 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave; pieced and quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts