Charlotte Jane Whitehill (American). The Rose Tree. 1940. hand appliquéd cotton; hand quilted. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of Charlotte Jane Whitehill. 1955.50.
length: 92 in, 233.6800 cm; width: 91 in, 231.1400 cm
The Rose Tree 1940 / Made in Denver / By Charlotte J. Whitehall / Basted by Alice Garwood / Original verry (sic) old
Textile Art and Fashion
Textile Art and Fashion-American
The bold tasseled border swags that echo the curving floral branches of the nine main motifs make this one of Whitehall's most striking works. In the emobroidered inscription onthe back, she states that the original quilt that served as her model was very old, but gives no further information.
Gifted May 1955 by the artist [Charlotte Jane Cline Whitehill, Denver, CO, 1866-1964] to Denver Art Museum
- "Preserving Patterns: The Quilts of Charlotte Jane Whitehill," June 30 - December 9, 2001 (DAM)
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