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whole cloth roller-printed Botanical quilt, or Floral Stripe quilt
  • United States
  • whole cloth roller-printed Botanical quilt, or Floral Stripe quilt, circa 1825–1850
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chintz, cotton, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 84 5/8 x 79 3/4 in
    Object Length/Width: 214.95 x 202.56 cm
  • Gift of Mrs. Clinton M. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1933.0001
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Pink and white chintz of the toile type. Design of basket of fruit and flowers in a stripe of leafy forms. Consisting of strips pieced from red monochrome chintz, this quilt is an example of roller-print patterns produced around 1825.