Chintz Applique Gallery


English / Trees

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Creative Adaptations

Floral motifs were by far the most popular design used in chintz appliqué quilts. They were stitched together in endless variations, ranging from single flowers to overflowing bouquets. In an effort to create even more elaborate designs, quiltmakers often combined different chintz fabrics to create unique, new motifs.

Click images below to view larger and read more information about some of the quilts included in the exhibit.

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