Elaborate Colorful Pine Cones Hand Pieced Patchwork Quilt
This stunning colorful and intricate hand pieced and hand quilted antique patchwork quilt is a beautiful example of the Pine Cones pattern. Bright yellow and chrome orange contrasted with green and white with centers with tiny prints in rust brown and off white make a great color combination. Backed with solid medium green which is also used as a 3” border on front. It measures 68” x 78”. Light weight batting. Hand quilted 6 stitches to one inch. I have carefully hand washed it and air dried it. Excellent condition. No holes, wear or repairs.
The Pine Cones pattern (Nancy Cabot) and is listed on page 363 of The Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns by Barbara Brackman. The two tiny printed pattern fabrics used in centers are illustrated in Dating Fabrics A Color Guide 1800-1960 by Eileen Jahnke Trestain in the section 1880 to 1910 on page 117 as is the Chrome orange.
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