C1840's LEMOYNE STARS QUILT COTTON PATCHWORK 95" x 87-1/2". Presenting a LeMoyne Stars quilt dating from the 1840's. This wonderful example contains gorgeous early fabrics in a warm palette of browns, tans, pinks and soft blues in block printed prints. White cotton was used on back.
Organized and geometric this bold and graphic quilt is pieced and quilted by hand. LeMoyne stars measure 7 inches point to point. In good condition for its 176+ years this beautiful quilt also has lovely star motif quilting, and with diagonal parallel lines. The stitching throughout is at 9 to 10 stitches per inch. The back is white cotton and has thin batting.
This quilt measures a generous 95" x 87-1/2" and is in good unwashed condition, many small shredding in pink triangles in the sawtooth border, and with few small old age storage brown spots scattered about on back material, that can be seen in the last photo. I have pictured most of the spots of this quilt. Brown oxidation storage spot can only be seen on its white cotton backing material.
A beautiful and very early quilt with fantastic fabrics, t he quilter put a lot of thought into the selections of materials to give the quilt a great visual look. A great early quilt for your collection.
ANTIQUE & VINTAGE QUILTS : STAR QUILTS. Our merchandise is collectible and is not new and has lived a long and eventful life.We do not launder or dryclean unless stated in listing, and most times have been in storage for many years picking up old age storage oxidation spots. Remember antique fabrics most always has some sort of flaw from being around so many years. Every effort has been made to describe our items as accurately as possible including flaws and imperfections to the best of our ability.
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Circa dates are approximate and not guaranteed, but dated according to some referencing and our experience. Circa means "about the time" and usually references a 10 year period. Thank you for your interest about this item. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts' - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item "ANTIQUE QUILT c1840's LEMOYNE STARS COTTON PATCHWORK 95 x 87-1/2" is in sale since Saturday, March 05, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts". The seller is "oldthreads" and is located in Franklinville, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.