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Cheater's Cloth Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Pennsylvania: Circa 1880

Cheater's Cloth Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Pennsylvania: Circa 1880


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 1368874
 $535 
$535.

This Cheater's Cloth quilt (aka Faux Patchwork) is a beautiful Tumbling Blocks pattern done in rich shades of brown. The back is an equally pleasing check that is often erroneously referred to as homespun but in fact, is machine made.The quilt is in pristine, unwashed condition. Measurements are 70" x 82". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.