“American Elegance: Chintz Applique Quilts 1780 – 1850” Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, Ohio, through November 7, 2010

This exhibit of chintz applique quilts is the showing of some of the most colorful quilts ever made in America.  They are at the Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati, Ohio, and  are dated from the late-18th to mid-19th centuries.

“American Elegance: Chintz Appliqué Quilts, 1780-1850,”  on through November  7, 2010,  is  from the International Quilt Study Center and Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the exhibition was organized by the International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20100827/ENT/8270386/1032/Taft-unfurls-an-exhibit-of-classy-quilts

https://i1.wp.com/www.taftmuseum.org/userfiles/image/2010-11/12-Tree-of-Life-2007_034_0001.jpg

Maker unknown, Tree of Life Quilt, probably made in the United States, 1790-1810. International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007.034.0001

For info about the Taft: http://www.taftmuseum.org/

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