The distinctive form of applique and quilting for which Hawaii is recognized. The large scale central motif is created by folding the colorful fabric in four and cutting out a design to produce a symmetrical foliate applique. Resembles the construction technique called scherenschnitte (paper cutting) in Pennslvania folk art. The motif is sewn to a solid background and the quilting is done in parallel rows to echo the shapes of the applique, a technique distinction for Hawaiiian quilts. This mid century example is outsized and can fit a king size bed.The true color is paler than the large photo, deeper than the detail photo. Email us for more images.