Q9054 The Delectable Mountains

c. 1842
92 x 94 inches
Massachusetts or Pennsylvania

This extraordinary early Delectable Mountains Quilt is hand pieced and hand quilted. There is an apx 16" white border around a centerpiece design. The centerpiece measures apx 57 x 64, fitting the top of an early high bed. The design is comprised of a while 2" border of a wonderful early printed fabric. The flowers on the vine border are all double outline quilted. This is indicative of the 1840s. The name and date are counter cross stitched on the top corner of the quilt. Professionally hand washed by Betsey.