Chintz appliquéd quilt

Cotton, chintz appliquéd | 280 x 235cm | c. 1835-40

Unknown Artist

This quilt is appliquéd with pieces of chintz to form a Tree of Life motif at its center, recalling the design of popular imported Indian bed hangings, called "palampores." Chintz-appliquéd quilts such as this one were most popular in the South durin...
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