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Pineapple Log Cabin Quilt; Circa 1870; Pa.

Pineapple Log Cabin Quilt; Circa 1870; Pa.


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 128656
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This pattern is known as either Windmill Blades or Pineapple Log Cabin. It is always a pattern with a lot of movement but particularly so with this well balanced example. Made of a rich variety of 1870's calico fabrics enhanced by the solid red border. Pennsylvania origin; measures 73" x 76".