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Irish Chain Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania

Irish Chain Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 281557
 $795 
$795.

Very well done version of the Irish Chain, one of the earliest patterns. This example was made circa 1890; finely waffle quilted. Has two different red printed fabrics against a solid white ground. Nicely framed by a wide outer border and two narrow inner borders. Measures 70" x 82"; Bally, Pennsylvania origin. $795.