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Quilt for Sale - "Rare Antique Applique 1840s-1860s Quilts" Collection

Indigo and White Cut Paper Applique Patterns with Weeping Willow Border Quilt, c.1850


Indigo & white applique quilt, c. 1850, found in VT., 7' x 7', excellent condition. Weeping willow border with cut paper circular designs throughout; quilting 12 stitches to inch; echo quilting throughout. Faded label is attached: "Townsend heirloom quilt," from a NY family. I have discovered that there are several quilts with similar patterns, same time period, different colorways, most originating in NY state.

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