Floral Motifs on Early Chintz
Prunus domestica - Plums
Prunus domestica (Plums) from the Private Collection, English Center Medallion Quilt with Fruit Basket Medallion, c.1825
Prunus domestica (Plums) (published as (Prunus royale) in Pierre-Joseph Redout√©, Choix des plus belles fleurs: et des plus beaux fruits, plate 92, 1833
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Common Name: Plums, Common Plums
 
Description: Prunus domestica (Plums)  are a members of the Rose Family (Rosaceae). The Hortus Kewensis, ed. 2, vol. 3 list Prunus domestica (Plums)  as native to Britain.


Quilts with this Prunus domestica (Plums) motif: 
 
  • Private Collection, English Center Medallion Quilt with Fruit Basket Medallion, c.1825
  • Private Collection of Charles Orr Dalton, Central Diamond Medallion Quilt by Ann Adeline Orr Parks, North Carolina Quilts, p. 52, c. 1830
  • Private Collection of Elsie S. Hall, Medallion Quilt by Sarah Alexander Harris Gilmer, North Carolina Quilts, p. 43, c. 1828
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Petersburg Appliqued Quilt, made by the Boyle sisters, Object Number 1991-645, Four Centuries of Quilts: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection, p. 103, c. 1840
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Appliqued Counterpane Made by Achsah Goodwin Wilkins and Unidentified Others, Museum Purchase, Object Number 2009.609.1, 1815-1830
  • Private Collection of Mrs. Adams-Coffyn, Appliqued Counterpane Made by Achsah Goodwin Wilkins and Unidentified Others, Dunton's Old Quilts, p 196, no date
  • Private Collection of Mrs.Lassovitch, Appliqued Counterpane Made by Achsah Goodwin Wilkins and Unidentified Others, Dunton's Old Quilts, p 189, no date
  • Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Glenn,  Appliqued Counterpane Made by Achsah Goodwin Wilkins and Unidentified Others, Dunton's Old Quilts, p 184, no date.
  • Private Collection of Miss Eleanor R. Thompson,  Appliqued Counterpane Made by Achsah Goodwin Wilkins and Unidentified Others, Dunton's Old Quilts, p 186, no date.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, Chintz Applique Counterpane Made by Achsah Goodwin Wilkins and Unidentified Others, Object Number 2014.5, Eye on Elegance, p. 65, c. 1820
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, Floral Roundels Medallion Quilt, probably made by a member of the Adams or Boyce family, Object Number 83.33, Historic Quilts of the DAR Museum, pp. 38-39, appliqued c.1815-1825, quilted c.1870
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, Framed Medallion Quilt, made by a member of the Gillam family, Object Number 87.10,  Historic Quilts of the DAR Museum, p. 41, c. 1825-1835
  • Royal Ontario Museum, English Quilt Made in Yorkshire, 300 Years of Canada's Quilts, p. 27, c. 1815
  • International Quilt Study Center and Museum, Ardis and Robert James Collection, Medallion Quilt with Fruit Basket Center Medallion, Object Number 2006.003.0002, Chintz Applique: from Imitation to Icon, Plate 10, 1830-1850

Chintz with this Prunus domestica (Plums) motif: 
 
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Printed Textile Square, Object Number 1974-550, c. 1815
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Printed Textile Intended for Quilt Square, Object Number 1974-551,1, c. 1815
  • Panel 5 in Appendix I of Merikay Waldvogel, "Printed Panels for Chintz Quilts: Their Origin and Use," Uncoverings 34 (2013): 124
Also, check out the May 7, May 21, June 5, and June 20, 2019 Chintz Panels in Quilts blogs  (https://chintzpanelquilt.blogspot.com/2019/05/) (https://chintzpanelquilt.blogspot.com/2019/06/) by Merikay Waldvogel and Barbara Brackman for several pictures, citations,  and more information about the printed panel on which this motif occurs.



                                                       Additional Prunus domestica (Plums) Motifs:
Prunus domestica (Plums) courtesy, Winterthur Museum, DETAILS-Printed textile, c.1830, England, Cotton, Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont, 1969.3128.1
Chintz with this Prunus domestica (Plums) motif: 
 
  • The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Furniture Fabric Fragments, Object Numbers 1969.3128.001, 1969.3128.002, 1969.3929.001, 1969.3929.002, 1969.3929.003, c.1830 

                                            More Prunus domestica (Plums) Motifs
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Chintz each with a different Prunus domestica (Plums) motif: 
  
  • Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Printed Textile, Object Numbers 1969.1040, 1969.3782.001, 1969.3782.002, 1969.3782.003, 1969.3782.004, 1969.3782.005, 1815-1820
  • Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Printed Textile, Object Numbers 1969.3172, 1969.3906.001, 1969.3906.002, 1969.3906.003, 1969.3906.004, 1969.3906.005, 1969.3906.006, 1969.3906.007, 1969.3906.008, 1969.3906.009, 1969.3906.010, 1969.3906.011, 1969.3906.012, 1969.3906.013, 1969.3906.014, 1969.3906.015, 1969.3906.016, Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850, p. 228, c.1790
  • Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera, Winterthur Library, Block Printed Furniture Print from the Archer Bed Curtain, Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850, p. 77, c. 1760
  • Private Collection of Carolyn Gwathmey Jones, Pieced Quilt Top Made by Catherine Tompkins, Quilts of Virginia 1607- 1899: The Birth of America Through the Eye of a Needle, p. 29, c. 1819



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