Antique 1860s Pineapple Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt - Hand Stitched. This outstanding skillfully made 1860s. Windmill blades/pineapple log cabin quilt is precisely hand pieced and hand stitched.Made from a wide variety of cottons, stripes, florals, solids and plaids. This quilt satisfies any antique fabric lover's desire for color and pattern. Log Cabin quilts are traditionally both pleasingly graphic and sophisticated in design.
Bar arrangement creates a jagged diagonal bands known pineapple or windmill design. Blocks logs measures 14-3/4" x 14-1/4" inches contain 1/2 inch wide logs. Red chimneys measure 1-3/4 inches square.
The quilt consists of backed blocks with a wonderful early brown geometic striped fabric. Quilt measures 88" x 72". The condition is good, some shredding on black material at corners, no repairs, no stains, many very small bites/holes in logs, as found. I photographed the small holes on front.The back lining is in wonderful condition. The quilt is totally hand pieced and hand stitched with fabrics from the 1860's. The back is striped calico and with no batting, and has no edge binding. I have not laundered this quilt, in as found condition. This quilt would make a great visual wall hanging. I have other antique quilts listed in my Store. We are happy to answer any questions about this item. Our antique textiles are collectible and are not new and not reproductions, and have lived a long and eventful life and sometimes developing flaws. We do not launder or dryclean unless stated in listing, and most times have been in storage for many decades picking up old age storage oxidation spots. As condition and description is largely based on personal opinion, we ask that you look at the photos carefully and decide.
The item "Antique 1860s Pineapple Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt Hand Stitched 88 x 72" is in sale since Monday, February 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts". The seller is "oldthreads" and is located in Franklinville, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.