Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Strips of Pillar Print chintz quilt
  • United States
  • Strips of Pillar Print chintz quilt, circa 1810–1830
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, chintz, calico, appliqué, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 100 1/2 x 101 9/16 in
    Object Length/Width: 255.3 x 258 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0927
Label Text

Quilt with alternating bands of two different fabrics. One of the bands of fabric has columns and pink urns. The other band is pink floral fabric. Strips of chintz and calico dating from the late 18th century make up this quilt. The binding is a blue resist textile which resembles those produced in the last decade of the century.