1880's Vintage PA Mennonite Joseph's Coat of Many Colors Rainbow Antique Quilt
1880's Vintage PA Mennonite Joseph's Coat of Many Colors Rainbow Antique Quilt! This OUTSTANDING cotton 1870's/1880's Pennsylvania Mennonite "Joseph's Coat of Many Colors" quilt is hand pieced and hand quilted, with a nice diagonal/piano key border. It measures 82" X 86" and is in excellent condition, with a couple of small, faint spots, subtle, even color loss in the green and brown bars due to the unstable vegetable dyes... Commonly found in quilts from this era, a couple of tiny places with in conspicuous color loss in a few other places (see pics), and no wear. The quilting is SUPERB, with a different quilting design in each bar vine, cable, wavy, leaf, cable, grid, "cloud, " etc. And in a large cable motif in the border, all at an even 7-8 stitches to the inch.
The back is a beautiful early brown fabric, the hand stitched binding is solid yellow, and the batting is thin. RARELY do you see this EARLY COLLECTOR'S QUILT in such WONDERFUL, VIBRANT CONDITION -- TRULY MUSEUM QUALITY!
The item "1880's Vintage PA Mennonite Joseph's Coat of Many Colors Rainbow Antique Quilt" is in sale since Monday, May 8, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts". The seller is "french72" and is located in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Pattern: Joseph's Coat
- Color: Multi-Color
- Size: Queen
- Material: Cotton
- Technique: Patchwork