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Quilt

Artist/Maker:
Boatwright, Sophia Watson
Place Made:
Ridge Spring Saluda County South Carolina
Date Made:
1840-1850
Accession Number:
5879
Description:
Chintz applique quilt with a butterfly motif printed panel in the center. The center medallion is surrounded by four trophy of arms panels, two bird and palm tree panels, six unidentified botanical printed panels, four leaf motif panels, and floral sprays enclosed in a wide chintz border of floral stripes on a latticework ground. Quilting is an all over cross-hatched style.
History:
Quilt descended in the Boatwright family of Ridge Spring, South Carolina.
Credit Line:
Object on loan.