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Two Color Quilts (Red & White, Blue & White etc.)
Quilts > SPECIALTY QUILTS > Two Color Quilts (Red & White, Blue & White etc.) > STYLIZED FLOWERS IN POTS FOUR QUADRANT ANTIQUE QUILT

STYLIZED FLOWERS IN POTS FOUR QUADRANT ANTIQUE QUILT


 
STYLIZED FLOWERS IN POTS FOUR QUADRANT ANTIQUE QUILT
   

 



What a dramatic graphic that results from placing four identical applique squares in relation to each other that generates an almost abstract pattern, though the squares actually contain a tiny basket from which emerges a long stemmed blossoms. And how great to have this made with a true teal green and red rather than the more typical green green. A well thought out composition that suggests the artistic temperment of its unknown maker. Beautifully finished with a serpentine vine border. Altogether a best of kind example among the more traditional floral appliques of the mid 19th c