Detail of Antique 9 block Whig Rose Quilt from Ohio. Starley Collection.
Look at the folky basket border! It has a wide binding to match the inner framing border.
And the triple rod (3 line) hand quilting that goes straight across the appliques. And of course, the cheddar orange.
The full quilt- there is no negative space so it is a bit hard to see that it is composed of 9 blocks.
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