ANTIQUE CRAZY QUILT Silk Velvet HANDMADE Maine Estate 62" x 74" Vintage Backing. This quilt was made by my Great Aunt Fannie Shaw Thomaston, Maine & our ancestors were sea captains as well as ties to Monhegan IslandShe passed away in 1979 in her 90's, so we have had it ever since the early 1970's in our possession24 Blocks hand made of Victorian Fabrics ie Velvet, Silks, Brocades, Faille, Silk - Satin, Silk - Taffeta, Plush & Brocade Velvet, Velvet... Solid & PatternsThe backing & borders are late 30's - 1940's... A peach blossom candy color that is a faille rayon..With machine stitchingThis was then hand tied with floss threadAppears underneath there is a light cotton backing. Each Block measures 13.75" x 10.75" eachThe border is 4.75" wideMeasures 62" x 74 intended for a full bed. In Pre-Owned Antique Vintage Used Condition..
MinimallyColors still brightMade by Great Aunt here in MaineVictorian fabrics for the quilt blocks hand sewn, then in the late 30's-40's the Peach Blossom Faille Rayon backing & edging were added using a period sewing machine, then hand tied1 single pc of fabric has some staining on front in one block, a few loose stitches, 4.5 along velvet brocade piece & silk piece has come loose/unstitched in another blockDue to some minimal use, there is a spot stain to front border on the left with light staining spots & areas on the backing here & thereNo odors as we kept it in a cedar chest for years & we never used itSmoke-free. The item "ANTIQUE CRAZY QUILT Silk Velvet HANDMADE Maine Estate 62 x 74 Vintage Backing" is in sale since Sunday, February 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts".
The seller is "polishqueen" and is located in Orland, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.