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QUILT276 - Vintage Flower Basket Quilt
Vintage Flower Basket Quilt
Vintage Flower Basket Quilt
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Vintage flower basket quilt, circa 1940s, measuring 74 by 82 inches. Twelve flowers baskets blocks with yellow baskets, green leaves, and pink, blue, and purple flowers on a white ground are on point, alternating with solid pink cotton squares. Each block measures about 1.5 inches square. Two sides have just a pink border, and 2 sides and a pink border and a white border. It is machine appliqued and machine pieced. Over the machine applique is a hand embroidered blanket stitch in green floss. It is haand quilted at 7spi in pink thread. There are chain motifs in the borders and fleur de leis designs in the pink blocks. The baskets are hand quilted in green thread. The binding is also pink, on grain, and 3/8 of an inch wide, machine applied on the top, and hand applied on the back. The backing is the same pink cotton, and the batting is a thin cotton. This vintage quilt is in very good condition. There are no spots or tears or discolorations but the pencil marks for quilting are still visible.

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