CONHO20 Rose Applique Kit Quilt
73 x 88 inches
Kit quilts were wonderful for women who wanted a ready-to-go project.
This c.1940 quilt is beautifully appliqued, and I have a feeling that
she did some extra embellishments beyond the asked-for work. The
quilting pattern would have come stamped on the whole cloth backing. The
quilting design has a center medallion floral pattern along with a
various array of designs. The quilting stitches are small and very
precise. Diagonal crosshatching is executed in a 1" grid. The edge is
scalloped in a very 20th Century way. The pink binding is 3/8"
separately applied by hand. The backing is the same white fabric as the
front, and as a result you have a reversible white quilt with beautiful
If you want to feel like the summer is always with you..this might be the perfect quilt.
Unused, but now organically hand washed and ready to be sent, with free shipping, for your approval.