Length of "cheater cloth"
Object Place: United States
Overall: 188 x 60.3 cm (74 x 23 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed cotton plain weave
Not On View
Plain weave cotton printed to simulate pieced quilting, commonly referred to as “cheater cloth.” The textile features 22 different simulated pieced textiles, organized into an overall design based on traditional “Mariner’s Compass” and “pinwheel” quilt patterns. Varieties of the “pieced” textiles include small-patterned geometrics, florals, and paisley prints in shades of orange, mustard yellow, olive greens, and blue.
Purchased by the MFA, March 24, 2004
Textile Income Purchase Fund