Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Rose quilt
  • Phoebe Bartholemew
    died 1902
    active: United States
  • Rose quilt, 1840–1865
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, quilting. piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 86 x 85 in
    Object Length/Width: 218.44 x 215.9 cm
  • Gift of Ruth Lathrop Sikes
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0014

Primarily white/cream. Diagonal stripes of two-toned pink flowers that intersect to make a diamond-grid. Green vine with flowers around the edges. Green floral and pink and red calicoes make up the stylized design of this summer quilt.