quilt, circa 1875, with Floating Sunburst blocks from the 1840s chintz, put
together and finished about 1875. There are 21 complete blocks each with 21
narrow white rays and wider chintz print rays. The center of each Sunburst is
about 4" in diameter, and completed circle is 8.5" in diameter. They are then
pieced into a green print fabric 10" square. They are set on point, set with
alternate squares and then sashed with the same green print, 4" wide. There are
half blocks around the edges, and 2 quarter blocks in 2 corners. Each half
matches to another half. The
binding is the same green print, and is applied by machine.
is hand quilted in 1" parallel lines, each square in an alternate
very good condition with no holes, tears, odors, or spots. I do not think it
has ever been used of washed. There is some light spotting on the back, very
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