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UNNAMED PATTERN IN BLUE, PINK, WHITE ANTIQUE PIECED QUILT


 
UNNAMED PATTERN IN BLUE, PINK, WHITE ANTIQUE PIECED QUILT
   

 



Exhibiting both of this year's lauded Pantone colors - sky blue and pink - is this 1930s quilt that has the bonus of being unusually pieced in a striking geometric pattern. What's old is new again, it seems, and this is the first year Pantone selected two colors to guide its interior design and home furnishings afficianados. I have not seen this pattern before; it seems to combine a circular element pieced in four called  Borrow and Return ir Baseball with a strong subordinate diagonal pieced element like a Broken Dishes. Having written a book on optical illusion design in antique pieced quilts, I find myself drawn to these tricky combinations of patterns that offer secondary designs in pieced quilt that are not so readily found. In lovely condition still