The flowering tree design derives from the Indian palampores that were made for export to the American and European market and were often made into whole cloth bedcovers. It is constructed from over 150 pieces of English block- and roller-printed chintz.
Made by Mary Firth, American (Salem County, New Jersey)
Probably made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America Period:
Cotton plain weave with block- and roller-printed chintz appliquéDimensions:
10 × 10 feet (304.8 × 304.8 cm)Curatorial Department:
Costume and TextilesObject Location:
Currently not on viewAccession Number:
Gift of Mrs. Lewis Benson, 1962