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Quaker Silk Herringbone Doll Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.

Quaker Silk Herringbone Doll Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 1342240
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This Quaker silk Herringbone doll quilt makes a dramatic three dimensional pattern. It is made of a combination of solid and printed fabrics. They are in slightly delicate condition as one usually finds with silks. It is professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 17 1/2" x 20". The quilt is from Chester County, Pennsylvania; Quaker origin; circa 1870.