Chintz Applique Quilt

Title:
Chintz Applique Quilt
Date:
1845
Description:
Central medallion portraying a large basket of appliqued flowers, each flower outline quilted. Medallion surrounded by four smaller oval bouquets. Curving flowering vine and four small landscape medallions with architectural ruins. In each corner a small triangular floral motif, border of chintz in different pattern, then white cambric border quilted in one direction diagonal lines with spaced leaf motifs. Outer border is chintz in different pattern and manufacturer than rest of quilt, light brown outer border. Bound with tape, backed with same white cambric, very thin cotton batting.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Quilt Collection
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
Chintz, Applique, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Landscapes
Shelving Locator:
HT 740
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.