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Streak of Lightning Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.

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Streak of Lightning Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.

Beautiful and pristine Streak of Lightning Log Cabin quilt in calico fabrics typical of southeastern Pennsylvania in the 1880s. Pattern is equally striking whether used vertically or horizontally. Double pinks and blues used for the border; the pieced bars back as well as throughout the quilt. Unwashed condition. Several white spots are imperfections in the printing process. Measures 80" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

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