Newsletter Signup

Join our email list to receive news of our latest activities and featured items!

Email Address:
 
ANTIQUE QUILTS
ANTIQUE QUILTS > ANTIQUE QUILTS > OCEAN WAVES BLUES, SCALLOPED EDGE ANTIQUE QUILT

OCEAN WAVES BLUES, SCALLOPED EDGE ANTIQUE QUILT


 
OCEAN WAVES BLUES, SCALLOPED EDGE ANTIQUE QUILT
   

 



The multitude of blue prints in the diamond lattice of the Ocean Waves pattern, and the scalloped border all around, make this a best of kind example of a traditional pattern that has been favored over decades in American quiltmaking.  I especially like the continuation of pattern down the diagonals of the grid, in other versions the intersections are sometimes highlighted with solid color pieced triangles. The fuschia pink and mauve additions emphasize the blue ish palette even more. There are countless small triangles in feedsack and clothing prints that comprise the intricate piecing. Unknown maker, collected in the midwest, in untouched like new condition.