Scholars debate the origin of this pattern, European or American. I found this textile in America, it came from an old home in Vermont.
This pattern is documented in " America's Indigo Blues" Florence H Pettit, a fabulous resource. This resist uses 2 shades of blue on white with picotage. The barque and the figure holding a banner are 10 inches high. The ground cloth is a loosely woven cotton and backed in a loosely woven gauze like cotton. This textile is hand stitched and hand quilted.MEASUREMENTS : This rare textile measures 83 inches by 73 inches. CONDITION: This textile is in wonderful condition for it's age and use.
There is fading consistent with its age. There are some small holes here and there.There is some patching on the back and some marks. Please use the zoom feature to view the condition closely. Item Number: 3055 (Etsy 3,000 shelf). This item is in the category "Collectibles\Linens & Textiles\Bed & Bath Linens\Quilts, Bedspreads & Coverlets". The seller is "loodylady" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped worldwide.