Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Flower Basket quilt - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at KSHS.reference@ks.gov or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

Pieced and appliquéd cotton quilt in flower basket pattern. Design features 32 flower baskets set in staggered rows, alternating with elaborately quilted white blocks. Baskets are pieced of red and orange triangles, and have appliquéd handles. Issuing from the top of each basket are three appliquéd tulips. Narrow appliquéd vine border on three sides. Green binding, white backing, and cotton batting. This quilt was probably made by Samantha Monroe Stanton (1845-1908) in Tennessee around the time of her marriage to William Stanton in 1865. The Stantons settled in Kincaid, Kansas, after the Civil War.

Creator: Stanton, Samantha P. Monroe (Mrs. William)
Date: between 1840 and 1880

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 224169
Call Number: 1995.74.0
KSHS Identifier: 1995.74.0

Copyright © 2007-2024 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.