I just adore novelty prints or conversation prints - so named because they sparked conversations. Their heyday was the 1880s and into the 1890s and zillions of yards were printed.
Here are a few from one of my tumbling block stars quilts from Lancaster County Pennsylvania, 1880s.
And I just found a great article on the collection of the Design Center at Philadephia University. Happy reading.
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