It features a variation of the classic log cabin design in 42 squares. The concentric squares are broken up by a highly contrasting concentric diamond over the top. A very striking composition with great visual power. Would be very impactful hung on a wall. Quilt

Heirloom Log Cabin Quilt - 5’8 x 6’9

Regular price $1,500.00 Sale

This quilt was handmade and of recycled materials in North America at the end of the 19th century.

It features a variation of the classic log cabin design in 42 squares. The concentric squares are broken up by a highly contrasting concentric diamond over the top. A very striking composition with great visual power. Would be very impactful hung on a wall.

In very good condition, signs of wear are consistent with age. Backed with fabric. Has a light and airy handle.

Special Provenance: Nelson Family, Portland, Oregon

Part of a collection of four quilts made by one person and passed down as family heirlooms. A portrait of the maker was saved by the family and can be seen in the last image. According to an oral history, the pieces were all made by the great-aunt of Mr. Nelson's mother.

Size: 5'8" x 6'9" [173cm x 206cm]

Age: 19th Century 

Origin: NE United States

Type of Textile: Log Cabin Quilt

Material: Misc Fabrics

Condition: Very good, small tears in the border fabric

 

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