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19th Antique Handmade "Mosaic Hexagons" Swedish Quilt, Dated 1860s

$1,727.43

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Antique Handmade "Mosaic Hexagons" Swedish patchwork quilt made in 1860s. (160 years old). Pieced quilt, mid-19th century, Swedish. Fancy period calicoes left over from clothing and decorating fabrics are pieced in hexagon shapes to form this beautiful rural bedcover. The elaborately quilted canvas white ground emphasizes the graceful details of this patchwork. Finely stitched back. quilting includes the "waffle". On the backside a note that says: Quilt made by Tullia Sahlmark 1960s. Lapptäcke sytt af Tullia Sahlmark. 1860-talet. Its a beautiful museum piece. It contains stains and patina. A conservator report has been made. Patchwork, folktradition, 19th century, fabric in cotton with mixed colors with sewn decoration in form of flowers, stains, age wear, repairs. Stunning gift to a cabin enthusiast.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 85.04 in. (216 cm)Width: 57.09 in. (145 cm)Depth: 1.19 in. (3 cm)
  • Style
    Adirondack (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Cotton,Linen,Wool,Quilted
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1860s
  • Condition
    Repaired: A conservator has repared some of the stains and one of the flower that was broken. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. A conservator report accompanies the quilt, Made in January 2022. she has made some repairs. Ask for additional photos.
  • Seller Location
    Stockholm, SE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3817127298842

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  • Shipping
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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