Antique Quilt "Rose of Sharon"

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Antique appliqué quilt "Rose of Sharon." Flower motifs and appliqué quilts were a favorite combination of 19th century quilters, a tradition that was revived in the 1920s-1930s. This early example displays fine workmanship with a playful look at roses in full bloom, each surrounded by rosebuds. Red and green were a favorite color duo of needle workers skilled in the appliqué technique. "Waffle" and "double waffle" quilting patterns appear throughout the spread. The quilt is in excellent condition and the colors are strong yet gently softened by time.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Appliqué   Cotton
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    82 in. H x 70 in. W
    208 cm H x 178 cm W
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU84221560092
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