The small squares are 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches, in a multitude of prints. They are set 2 squares wide by 74 tall in columns, divided and framed by red solid 1 1/8 strips.
The backing is the same red solid. This piece is in very good condition with almost no wear.It is hand pieced, and hand quilted on the diagonal at one inch intervals. The edging is back turned to front along the side, with a separate matching red bias binding at top and bottom edges.
This piece came down through the family of my neighbor's stepmother. She is downsizing and asked me to sell it. The total size is 83 inches wide by 95 inches tall. The item "Antique quilt postage stamp 1940s, unusual setting with red columns" is in sale since Saturday, November 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts".The seller is "sisterq712" and is located in Berlin, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.