Vintage "Grandmother's Flower Garden" Patchwork Quilt - image 1 of 9

This cheerful, colorful quilt is in the popular "Grandmother's Flower Garden" pattern. The pattern was a popular one with quilters during the Depression Era because it lent itself to the use of many different, unrelated printed fabrics. Ladies were very cost-conscious during this time, and every scrap of left-over fabric was utilized. The top portion of this quilt was hand-pieced between 1930 and 1950; all of the fabrics in the top are 100% cotton and of this period of time. The bright-white backing and puffy filling of this quilt are a cotton/polyester blend, which didn't appear until the 1960's, so the quilt was finished a generation later than it was pieced. The binding (beautifully hand-stitched) is commercially available seam binding. The quilter did an excellent job of completing this quilt, hand-quilting it neatly "in the ditch" at 8-9 stitches per inch. The quilt, and estate piece, was found in a suburb of Chicago. It has been used seldom, if at all, and is in excellent original condition. There are no issues. It is shown on a full-sized bed and measures 76" X 86." It may be washed in the washing machine on cool or warm and dried in the dryer.

ITEM ID
422VB
COLOR
Polychrome, White
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

Turtle Creek Antiques, Inc.

Vintage "Grandmother's Flower Garden" Patchwork Quilt

$285

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