Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74

Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74

Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Or Duck and Ducklings – 90″ x 74″. Presenting a c1840s “Capital T “, or Duck and Ducklingsor Double Monkey Wrench, Handy Andy, or Shoo Fly pattern. Depending on what state your in, hence the different names for the same pattern. Pieced quilt entirely hand stitched quilt dating from 1840’s. This wonderful example contains gorgeous early cotton brown prints fabric in a warm palette of browns, tans, reds, and blues on a different print ground. Printed leaf cotton was used on back. This quilt pattern offers a first rate sampler of the calicos in use at the time. Organized and geometric this bold and graphic quilt is pieced and quilted by hand. The stitching throughout is at 6 stitches per inch. The back is a printed calico cotton and has thin batting. Quilt is in fair to good condition and with small old age storage oxidation brown spots scattered about. I have pictured some of the spots of this quilt. Colors are still vivid. Some small areas of rips and shredding, no repairs, no odors. One block needs to be replaced, as pictured. Still there is no apology for the minor imperfections for such a early quilt. Measures: 90″ x 74″ with each block measuring 11 square. A beautiful and very early quilt with fantastic fabrics, t. He quilter put a lot of thought into the selections of materials to give the quilt a great visual look. A great early quilt for your collection and a winter project to restore. This lovely quilt could be displayed in your summer cottage decor or can be used as a wall hanging historical art. This quilt’s cotton batting was most likely picked by plantation black slaves back in the 1840’s. Standard double bed is 54″ wide x 78″ long. Queen bed is 60″ wide x 80″ long. King bed is 78″ wide x 82″ long. A great addition to one’s collection. I have listed other vintage quilts and quilt tops in my store. We are happy to answer any questions about this item. Our antique textiles are collectible and are not new and not reproductions, and have lived a long and eventful life and sometimes developing flaws. We do not launder or dryclean unless stated in listing, and most times have been in storage for many decades picking up old age storage oxidation spots. As condition and description is largely based on personal opinion, we ask that you look at the photos carefully and decide. International Buyers Please Note… The item “Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74″ is in sale since Tuesday, December 3, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts”. The seller is “oldthreads” and is located in Franklinville, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Decade: 1845
  • Size: Queen
  • Brand: Hand Made
  • Color: Multi-Color
  • Material: COTTON
  • Pattern: Duck and Ducklings
  • Technique: Pieced

Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74

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Title: Antique Quilt c1840s Capital T Block Duck and Ducklings Shoo Fly 90 x 74
Date Posted: January 7, 2020
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