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Antique Silk Folk Art Crazy Quilt

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1025319 (stock# gaf-133)

Antique Silk Folk Art Crazy Quilt
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


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This mid 19th century folk art crazy quilt is a wonderful mix of richly colored silks and hand embellished surface stitches. The back is a green cotton sateen fabric tied with floss. Eighty seven silk tags create a whimsical border around the entire piece. Taken from a house used as part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War, we believe this piece was the energetic work of a child learning how to sew. Lovely flower signed Jane among the varied and heavily embroidered pieces. Size: 55 ...click for details

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