: Dated 1815-1840, this cotton chintz quilt, possibly made in North Carolina, was supposedly found by Union soldier Nathan Farmin in a buried chest during a foraging expedition in North Carolina in 1861 and sent it north. The quilt has a white background with flowers and urn appliqued in the center surrounded by a circle of flowers and flower sprigs. There is a narrow inner border, a middle border with flowers and birds, and an outer border of printed fabric. The back of the quilt is white. The applique style is broderie perse. View on Ohio Memory.
: H5607_001 Subjects
: Quilts; Textiles; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 Places
: North Carolina