Dating antique sofa
I have photographed this piece on my dining room table to show how gorgeous it is. Hand washed by Betsey and ready to adorn your home. Please view the detail photos (click image above) for more accurate colors.
We are able to assume this because the quilt pre-dates home use of the treadle machine.
We have the American Eagle, the symbol of our country, what appears to be St.
Nicholas, hearts and birds similar to those seen on Chester County, Pennsylvania quilts.
Also indicative of the 1840s is the nine block formation, as we have here.
Completely created by hand, and made at least 10 years before the sewing machine was in public use, this is a true masterpiece for the wall or bed. This early quilt is a statement of affluence and good taste. The front of the quilt is in excellent, excellent condition.