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Ohio Star with chintz flounce quilt
  • United States
  • Ohio Star with chintz flounce quilt, circa 1825–1850
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, chintz, calico, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 87 x 114 in
    Object Length/Width: 220.98 x 289.56 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0946
Label Text

Square pieces of various dark colors, green and brown prevailing. Flounce of glazed chintz in browns. Corners are cut out for bedposts. Chintz and calicoes such as lapis, seaweed, and blue resist indicate a date of about 1830. The flounce is a dark-ground floral chintz. Homespun backing.