An exceptionally detailed Rose of Sharon Applique Gorgeous Quilt
88 x 92 inches
Signed Mary A Orendorff and Dated 1859
Lancaster County PA
Invisibly Hand appliquéd and quilted-- do note the sweet little reverse applique yellow flower centers
9 tiny stitches per inch per side~ Lattice, vining, diagonals, --do z o o m
very thin binding brought forward from the reverse..almost like piping
Thin cotton batting, with a good amount of cotton seed residue
The red is a nice cherry red shade, not turkey
and there is a sign of verrrry slight wear to it shown in the single rose image.
A really beautiful detailed rendition of this revered
mid- 1800's applique theme.
Any questions please write
free U.S.A. postage
foreign postage to be determined