Monday, July 30, 2018

Fascinating Antique Star and Applique Quilt - New England Quilt Museum

Another treasure from my Textile Time Travels to the New England Quilt Museum. This is an unusual star quilt full of appliques done in the broderie perse, aka cutwork applique method.

The full quilt

 Detail - unusual appliques: wild animals and people sharing the spotlight with traditional floral appliques.

History of the quilt. Click on the photo to read the exhibit card. Enjoy.

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