CON HT32 Antique Blazing Star Quilt
A wonderful example of early American textile art on consignment from a private collection. A magnificent Blazing Star that appears to go on ad infinitum. Gorgeous early printed cottons are contained in this circa 1825 quilt which is a treasure trove for antique fabric lovers. A beautiful color palette carefully arranged in multiple blues, teals, greens, browns, madder dye, reds and black accentuate this very graphic pattern.
76 x 80 (193 x 203.2 cm)
CT or NY

Beautifully constructed with sharp points on each diamond shape showcase the maker's skill with a needle. Diamonds measure 3 3/4" from top to bottom and are each outline quilted using linen thread. The backing is linen with a scant hand applied 1/4" wide indigo blue calico binding.

A stunning showpiece quilt that is in excellent, crisp condition. It would be amazing hung on the wall as graphic art - ask us about adding sleeves - or magnificent displayed on a bed. Professionally hand washed by Betsey it can be sent to you on approval for private viewing in your home. Ask Betsey for more details.