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JEWEL BOX POSTAGE STAMP BEST OF KIND ANTIQUE PIECED QUILT


 
JEWEL BOX POSTAGE STAMP BEST OF KIND ANTIQUE PIECED QUILT
   

 



A best of kind example for so many reasons t;  it standa out among a surprising number of period quilts with similar construction. This great one has many thousands of one inch pieces cut from harmonious feedsacking cotton prints. The white pieced diamonds that appear where the diagonal grid crosses are 'framed' or outlined in an ombre'd range of blue shades from sky blue to navy, another unusual aspect that reflects the artistic ability of the maker. Larger than typical for the era, and in still great condition, barely used