Friday, December 8, 2017

Month of Antique Quilt Treasures Day 7 More cheater prints PA pieced pillowcase

 Continuning with the late 1800s novelty print fest... Here's an unusual example -a pieced pillowcase from Pennsylvania. Made only in PA and appear to be a Penn. German creation. Circa 1880 pillowcase. Starley Collection.

A detail of the center. The middle section is printed patchwork (cheater cloth), section with the star while the squares are actually pieced.

And here's a bit of the backing.


  1. I am really enjoying seeing these beautiful fabrics and quilts...thanks so much for sharing!

  2. I find the vintage cheater cloth so interesting.


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