Mariner's Compass quilt
Overall: 110 x 104 x 1/4 in. ( 279.4 x 264.2 x 0.6 cm )
stenciled: on reverse: "WARWICK M. Co. [inverted] / A"
Glazed cotton roller-printed chintz patchwork quilt with Mariner's Compass pattern on floral printed blue glazed chintz ground divided by diagonal sashing of light brown cotton with pink and green floral pattern; circular, half-circular and quarter or fan design compass motifs composed of brown, tan, dark red, yellow, blue, pink and cream glazed cotton floral chintz printed pieces; bordered by white twill tape; white cotton backing.
According to the accession records, this quilt likely belonged to the Thomas Rich family of New York City, ancestors of the donor.
Gift of Miss Mary Chester Buchan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.