UNUSUAL Vintage 1890's "Four Swallows" Stars "Man in the Moon" Antique Quilt! This VIBRANT cotton 1890's four swallows/stars/man in the moon quilt is hand pieced, hand appliqued and hand quilted, with unusual moons with face profiles!
In the background, along with vibrant red, cheddar yellow, and teal green colors used throughout. The quilt came out of central Indiana. It measures 68" X 86" and is in excellent condition, with age spotting in places and no wear. The quilt feels strong and sturdy overall.
There is quilting around and within the piecework and in a lattice design in the background, all at 6-7 stitches to the inch. The back is the same unbleached muslin fabric used in the background, the treadle machine stitched binding is the same deep teal green used in the interior, and the batting is thin. The UNUSUAL, COMPLEX DESIGN, GREAT COLORS, and SUPERB CONDITION make this 19th century COLLECTOR'S QUILT stand out! The item "UNUSUAL Vintage 1890's Four Swallows Stars Man in the Moon Antique Quilt" is in sale since Tuesday, April 24, 2018.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.