Q8689 Nine Patch Irish Chain with Triple Border
78 x 80 (198.1 x 203.2 cm)
A beautiful Civil War era indigo blue and white cotton quilt in excellent condition. Nine patch blocks measure 3 ½ inches square and are comprised of an indigo blue with white dots print paired with pure white cotton. Large joining blocks are approximately 10 ¾ x 11 inches. A 4 ½ inch wide triple border frames the design.
Quilting on this beautiful piece is skillfully executed using parallel lines set ⅝ of an inch apart, with ½ inch diagonal cross hat stitching in all white joining blocks. The triple border has lovely double parallel lines stitched ½ inch apart. The backing is a very fine white cotton with an applied 3/8 inch binding in a c.1860 white dots and lines pattern on indigo cotton.
This is a beautiful early indigo and white quilt in the lovely 9 patch Irish Chain pattern. The triple border sets it apart from the rest. In excellent condition it would be gorgeous on a bed! Professionally hand washed by Betsey it can be sent to you on approval. Ask her for more details on this quilt.