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Broderie Perse Album Quilt: Dated 1843; New Jersey

Broderie Perse Album Quilt: Dated 1843; New Jersey


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 1414823
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This broderie perse album quilt has an unusually large number of blocks totaling 156. The chintz cutouts depict flowers; wreaths; baskets and birds, Written in ink is the date 1843 and Trenton, N.J. It has names from the Vallette; McNeely; Aiken and Coleman families. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition with the glaze fully intact. It measures 103" x 110". Best of all is the tag pinned to the quilt saying it was from the collection of Florence Peto. Mrs. Peto collected; researched; lectured; made and wrote about quilts from the late 1920's until her death in 1970.She played a major role in the history of quilts and quiltmaking in the America.
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