This colorful antique quilt top was a lucky find. It was almost hidden in a multiple quilt lot at an auction but I had a feeling it was pretty fabulous ... and I was right! This quilt is one of my trunk show stars! The top is from the 1830s and full of amazing early fabrics. Look at the bright yellow/orange serpentiney print, it may be dyed with quercitron.
Look at the indigo blue fabric that looks like it was just printed.
And check out the "eccentric" print -- a variation of the Hoyle's Wave pattern.
And check out the mitering on the pieced piecing on the pink stripe. Enjoy.
Where have I seen that quilt before? (3) - *The French expression "deja vu" translates to "already seen" and is meant to express the uncanny feeling of recollection. Sometimes people look at the qu...
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