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1860-80’s Feminine Mosaic Block or Jack in the Pulpit Antique Vintage Quilt – Really Sweet Quilt!


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This is a handmade quilt with loads of feminine charm constructed in the MOSAIC BLOCK or JACK IN THE PULPIT pattern – #2470 BB.
I purchased this quilt in 2001 from New York: USA….it measures 66″ x 81.5”.

There are 42 x hand pieced Mosaic blocks each measuring 6” x 6”….set in 6 x 7 rows.
The maker used 2” wide sashing strips in a buff brown striped print to join her blocks together, surrounding her quilt on three sides with double borders of cinnamon pink & buff brown and then using a wider triple border across the top of the quilt.

A pink & brown colour scheme dominates this quilt….within the blocks the maker has used a wide variety of chocolates, taupes, cooler browns, double pinks, cheddar and green set against a background of plain cream muslin.
The backing is hand pieced from two narrow widths of the same cream muslin then with a thin cotton batting in between.
The maker has hand quilted her quilt in a chevron pattern.

There are a few minor condition issues with this quilt….but what a great restoration prospect for those looking!
Two of the brown calicos used within the quilt have broken down and need replacing in 4 blocks….I can also see in a few places where somebody has already completed restoration work using era appropriate fabric.

Overall this is a clean, fresh and soft quilt….there are some minor stains visible here and there but nothing too dramatic – all of which should come out with a gentle soak.
The backing fabric is strong and in great condition: the quilting stitches are strong and there are no odours evident!

If you have any questions re this quilt then please message me and I will do my best to answer them.
Remember this item is around 120 years old and is not in perfect condition….please see all photos and read the description to avoid disappointment.
This item comes from a non-smoking household with no pets coming into contact with the quilts.
I am very happy to combine shipping to save you on postage.

I will take returns for any reason so please message me if you have any issues or problems with your order.

Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 57 × 43 × 15 cm


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