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Mariner's Compass quilt

Object Number: 
1960.54
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glazed cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 110 x 104 x 1/4 in. ( 279.4 x 264.2 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
stenciled: on reverse: "WARWICK M. Co. [inverted] / A"
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilt likely belonged to the Thomas Rich family of New York City, ancestors of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Mary Chester Buchan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group