Antique Decorative Arts by Gideon Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1025319 (stock #gaf-133)
Gideon Antiques
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...