Calico 9-Patch Quilt


Pieced calico quilt. The quilt has the design of a nine-patch block alternating with a plain calico block, set on point. Two colors are used. One is a dark brown block print from circa 1790 and another 18th century block print with spindly floral vines on white. The back is a later circa 1840 print with a gray-blue/beige leafy design. The quilt is in good condition, with some brown dye loss in the early block print on the front and wear consistent with age and usage. Circa 1840, American.

Dimensions: 82½” x 70”

Item No. 220190

Price: $795.

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