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BURGOYNE SURROUNDED POSTAGE STAMP ANTIQUE QUILT


 
BURGOYNE SURROUNDED POSTAGE STAMP ANTIQUE QUILT


   
The color combination has had wonderful attention focussed on it thanks  to the recent  remarkable exhibition Infinite Variety, showing the graphics that can be achieved with just these tones. It is amazing to still find uncommon variations using the red color; it came into widespread use when a dye was invented that made it a colorfast favorite fabric. This more delicate looking example is based on the square but is made more compelling thanks to the small scale of the one inch piecing and the openness of the pieced chain variation