Vintage 1890's Shoofly Variation Antique Patchwork Quilt AMAZING QUILTING! This ELEGANT cotton 1890's (some fabrics are earlier) shoofly quilt is hand pieced and hand quilted, with an unusual, complex design variation. It measures 68" X 84" and is in very good condition, with the occasional light age spot, a couple of pieces with mellowing of the color, and surface dirt in a couple of places. The quilting is MAGNIFICENT, with close straight line, grid, and feathered wreath designs quilted throughout at an even 10-11 stitches to the inch.The back is white, the hand stitched binding is the same 19th century black print used in the border, and the batting is thin. You can see cotton seed residue inside when you hold the quilt up to the light. The HANDSOME FABRICS, GREAT DESIGN, and LUSH QUILTING make this 19th century beauty stand out! The item "Vintage 1890's Shoofly Variation Antique Patchwork Quilt AMAZING QUILTING" is in sale since Thursday, April 06, 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.