Thursday, August 30, 2012

wonderful old quilts ~ yuba city, ca

I had a great time with the
Yuba-Sutter Valley (CA) Quilt Guild

I gave a talk at their meeting last night
and this morning I appraised some the members' quilts.

Look at just a few photos of what I was able to see...
I love my job!

A rare "Thistle" applique quilt, dated 1850

detail below

Details of an highly embroidered Crazy Quilt, circa 1890

Late 19th century Crazy Quilt
Boy, thsi woman LOVED to embroider...
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Unnamed 19th century applique quilt

Does anyone know this design?
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A large section of a huge vintage quilt (age unknown)
made in India

~ Detail of an entirely hand made quilt from India ~

What fun...