CUT-OUT CHINTZ QUILT WITH CHINTZ BORDER | American Folk Art Museum, artist unidentified, possibly New England, 1835-1850, cotton, 100 x 91 inches, gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson in honor of Judith and James Milne, 2003.1.2
Broderie Perse Fragment, c. 1800, 35" x 35", New England, created abt 1780-1800, large center block of early block print chintz; surrounded by chintz birds & butterflies, appliqued onto off-white homespun linen. Quilting in chevrons 1" apart, 1/4" separately applied binding (same fabric as center), backing of off white homespun
detail - c. 1830, 84" x 89" (including 17.5" tail), New England, contains many block prints, copper plates from c. 1800, also early prints, plaids, stripes & calicoes, 10" border from block print in rose & browns on ecru background, Hexagons are 1" per side, all hand pieced and quilted; quilted with chevrons in outer border, diagonal lines inner border, outlining hexagons, 1/4" separately applied binding, back is homespun ecru linen.
Antique Chintz Quilt Signed 1852 | eBay seller donebyme; 87" x 82", 3 different chintzes, signed by Anna M. Straeffer September 1, 1852. Outer 3.5" border in green and red floral on almost metallic gold & cream background, quilting stitches vary, perhaps, done by several people, about 8 stitches per inch