Amish quilt with bars border, ca 1920's. Machine pieced and hand tied, colors of purple, pinks, black, green, blue, gold; 70" x 75.50"

Amish quilt with bars border, ca 1920's. Machine pieced and hand tied, colors of purple, pinks, black, green, blue, gold; 70" x 75.50"

Back to Artist Magdalene Wilson  Click on image to enlarge Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio c. 1940 Cotton 84 x 79 inches

Back to Artist Magdalene Wilson Click on image to enlarge Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio c. 1940 Cotton 84 x 79 inches

A companion exhibit of twenty modern quilts from three Bay Area modern quilt guilds (including the quilts shown here) shows the continuing appeal of ...

A companion exhibit of twenty modern quilts from three Bay Area modern quilt guilds (including the quilts shown here) shows the continuing appeal of ...

Amish quilt, Broken Star ca. 1930 I have a quilt in this same pattern made by a great aunt

Amish quilt, Broken Star ca. 1930 I have a quilt in this same pattern made by a great aunt

Chevron Strippy   1880 - 1900  A colourful cotton and wool strippy Chevron quilt, hand quilted and hand and machine sewn. Strips of fabric pieced in 'V's in log cabin style to make long lengths. The lengths were then joined together to create a zig-zag effect across the quilt. Quilted in straight zig-zag and diagonal lines.

Chevron Strippy 1880 - 1900 A colourful cotton and wool strippy Chevron quilt, hand quilted and hand and machine sewn. Strips of fabric pieced in 'V's in log cabin style to make long lengths. The lengths were then joined together to create a zig-zag effect across the quilt. Quilted in straight zig-zag and diagonal lines.

OUTSTANDING FOLK ART 19TH CENTURY "BARK MESSENGER" FRIENDSHIP/ALBUM QUILT. Circa 1850.

OUTSTANDING FOLK ART 19TH CENTURY "BARK MESSENGER" FRIENDSHIP/ALBUM QUILT. Circa 1850.

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