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AMISH FOUR-IN-NINE PATCH VINTAGE QUILT Green Brown etc

AMISH FOUR-IN-NINE PATCH VINTAGE QUILT Green Brown etc


 
AMISH FOUR-IN-NINE PATCH VINTAGE QUILT Green Brown etc
   
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Having written a book on optical illusion design in antique quilts years ago, if I were updating it I would certainly include this interesting Amish example. The placement of the four-patch elements and the careful alternation of the light and the dark tones has created a diagonal grid as well as a square grid of pieces orchestrated by color. These move the eye continually around the quilt surface. Handsome colors, mint condition. Collected in upstate NY, possibly Canadian Amish.