STRIKING 1860's LOG CABIN BARN RAISING QUILT HAND STITCHED. This American Log Cabin Barn Raising quilt has bars are arranged to form concentric diamond. Made from a wide variety of florals, stripes, wools, plaids and calicos.
This quilt satisfies any antique fabric lover's desire for color and pattern. Log Cabin quilts are traditionally both pleasingly graphic and sophisticated in design. Blocks measuring 8- 1/2" x 9-1/2" inches contain 1/2" to 3/4" inch wide logs.Turkey red chimneys measure 1 1/2 inches square. Quilt measures 81" x 73". The condition is good, some shredding, that can be seen in photos and on back , no odors, no repairs, as found, there are several shredding fabrics in a few blocks as shown in photos. Hard to see if there is staining.
The damaged logs would be a easy fix. The quilt is made up of various fabrics, cottons, calicoes, wools, plaids, and paisleys. The quilt is totally hand pieced with fabrics from the 1860's. The back is a colorful floral calico and the batting is thin. I have not washed this quilt, in as found condition.This quilt would make a great visual wall hanging. ANTIQUE & VINTAGE QUILTS : ANTIQUE & VINTAGE QUILTS. Our merchandise is collectible and is not new and has lived a long and eventful life.
We do not launder or dryclean unless stated in listing, and most times have been in storage for many years picking up old age storage oxidation spots. Remember antique fabrics most always has some sort of flaw from being around so many years.
Every effort has been made to describe our items as accurately as possible including flaws and imperfections to the best of our ability. We mention any marks or stains that are noticed, in the listing. Antiques in perfect condition are more often than not, reproductions. We never knowingly sell fakes. Circa dates are approximate and not guaranteed, but dated according to some referencing and our experience.Circa means "about the time" and usually references a 10 year period. Thank you for your interest about this item.
We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts' - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item "ANTIQUE QUILT 1860's LOG CABIN BARN RAISING HAND STITCHED 81 x 73" is in sale since Friday, March 04, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts". The seller is "oldthreads" and is located in Franklinville, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.