1890s Postage Stamp / Nine-Patch Quilt
Outstanding cotton 1890s Nine-Patch/Postage Stamp/Irish Chain variation quilt. Made with small pieces measuring ¾ inch per side. Various coloured fabrics on white with nice red accents. Hand pieced and hand quilted. Superb quilting with straight line, grid and diamond patterns quilted throughout at 8-9 stitches per inch. Back and hand stitched binding are white, and batting is thin. Cotton seed residue visible inside when the quilt is held up to the light. In excellent condition with no wear. The occasional tiny age spot and very slight, hardly noticeable yellow bleed. Strong and sturdy. Approx. 76 x 78 inches/ 193 x 198 cm.