HMH Material Culture Collection - Quilt - 93.6.1.R5

Title

HMH Material Culture Collection - Quilt - 93.6.1.R5

Description

Quilt, blue silk patchwork. Front: Background of half the squares is a blue silk floral dobby weave. The other squares are a mixature of colors and patterns, all silk. The weaves are plain, damask and twill. Colors include solid black, navy blue, brown, pink, lt & med blue, med green, yellowish-tan, a gray green. The other colors are stripes, florals, plaids. There are 8 multi squares per side and 8 blue dobby squares per side. Back: solid black high glaze cotton chintz. Edging: med/dark blue silk (also found in squares). Wool batting.

96" x 97.5" x 98.750" x 94"

Ruggles Family Collection.

Date

1820

Contributor

Made by Nancy Ruggles from pieces of the silks brought to the mission seamstresses, 1820, by the queens, who wanted dresses like the mission ladies.

Information from Elizabeth C. Rasmussen

Acquired from Elizabeth Rasmussen, Frances Christison & Donald Christison as a gift

Ruggles, S.

Rights

If you would like permission to publish or reproduce this material, please send your requests to archives@missionhouses.org

Format

L-98.75 D-94 inches
image/jpeg

Type

image

Files

93.6.1.R5.JPG

Citation

“HMH Material Culture Collection - Quilt - 93.6.1.R5,” Hawaiian Mission Houses Digital Archive, accessed September 22, 2021, https://hmha.missionhouses.org/items/show/13524.

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