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whole cloth Chintz Pillar print quilted bed cover
  • United States
  • whole cloth Chintz Pillar print quilted bed cover, circa 1800–1830
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, chintz, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 49 x 102 in
    Object Length/Width: 124.46 x 259.08 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1083
Label Text

Chintz of red ground with striped design of alternate lines of tan and green roses and leaves bound with ribbon form. Lined with pinpoint, red dotted material. Quilted with overlapping circles. Corners cut out at bottom to allow for bed posts. Small size. This bright roller-printed chintz has a dark rose ground with a blue, yellow, and over-priinted green design.