Chintz Applique Quilt

Title:
Chintz Applique Quilt
Date:
1830
Description:
Chintz applique quilt with white cambric background. The central medallion depicts a basket with circular spray of flowers, cut from various pieces of chintz. Chintz colors have all faded to brown, pink, and blue. Narrow border of individual floral motif forms a square around the central medallion. In each corner of the square are smaller floral baskets. The outer border is plain cambric with individual appliqued flowers. The quilt ends with the same narrow border of floral motifs. Overall cross-hatch quilting. Plain cambric back. Woven twill tape binding on all sides. Thin or no batting.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Quilt Collection
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
Chintz, Applique, Cambric, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms
Shelving Locator:
1993.012.1
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.