Chintz Applique Quilt

Title:
Chintz Applique Quilt
Date:
1825
Description:
Constructed of three square chintz borders alternating with two applique borders depicting flowers and birds. Has batting, backing and binding. Blue and red printed chintz on linen with fruit basket design in floral wreath in center. Floral and bird designs surrounding wreath with floral border. Additional floral and bird designs outside border, surrounded by second set of border and applique designs. Thicker outer border also floral.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Quilt Collection
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
Chintz, linen, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Birds, Fruit
Shelving Locator:
HT 593
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Photographed using a Nikon D90 with a 50.0 mm f/1.8 lens. 1/125 sec, f/9, ISO 250, sRGB.
Copyright Status Statement:
Public Domain.
Access Information:
Courtesy of The Charleston Museum. Photo by Sean Money. For more information contact The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.