c. 1890-1900 Victorian Hexie Patchwork Quilt
Antique Victorian/English Hexie/Grandmothers Flower Garden Quilt. Dates from 1890/1900. English Paper Piecing at its best. Delightful Antique Quilt. Beautiful array of Victorian fabrics. You just never tire of looking at this quilt. Hand pieced. Lovely use of colour. Hundreds of small hexagons joined together like flowers. The red centres in some give this quilt a wonderful pop of colour. Hand quilted. Lovely border of various strips of Victorian cottons. Whoever made this has used up all sorts of prints and fabrics which make this a very pleasing quilt to look at. Very large size. Excellent condition for its age. A piece of English textile history to treasure. Large. Approx. 249 cm x 190.5 cms / 98 inches x 75 inches.