Pieced checkerboard block quilt, cotton. The quilt sports turkey red and white checkerboard blocks set on point with sashing of pale blue floral calico and a plain white backing. The fine quilting features a different design in each of the plain white squares in the checkerboard blocks. The quilt has very good crisp, bright colors, but with scattered brown stains and wear consistent with age and use. A laundry tag stitched to the back of the quilt reads, “Sarah A. Morrow”. Circa 1840-1850.
Dimensions: 100” long x 100” wide
Item No. 220192