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Mennonite Windmill Blades Quilt,Ca.1870; Pa.

Mennonite Windmill Blades Quilt,Ca.1870; Pa.


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 109359
 $1,675 
$1675.

This pattern is known as either Windmill Blades or Pineapple Log Cabin. The wool fabrics and rich colors used give this particular example an unparalleled drama and density. The placement of printed and solid color fabrics add to the overall complexity and movement of the pattern. Several tiny mends to the red fabric but essentially in excellent condition. Measures 76 inches x 78 inches. Circa 1870; Pennsylvania origin.