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19th CENTURY QUILTS
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FRENCH BLOCK PRINTED WHOLE CLOTH ANTIQUE QUILT


 
FRENCH BLOCK PRINTED WHOLE CLOTH ANTIQUE QUILT
   
Sku:15000

 



Rare and historic is this early 19th (perhaps even late 18th century) block print textile made into a generously sized quilt called a 'boutis' in France where it originated. The color is just beautiful---a different, diffused softer red printed on an ivory background. Incredibly rare find in simply wonderful condition that is astonishing for its age. The fabric was so special; you can see from the piecing how it was conserved to make a generously sized quilt.