Hourglass Chain Quilt
Unidentified Quilt Maker
78 x 78 inches
Origin Unknown; Found in Ohio
A classic blue and white late 19th century quilt, with lots of small indigo print pieces formed into a kind of chain, and all lassoed by a hand appliquéd border.
Excellent condition: Strong and sturdy, thin and lightweight. The hand quilting is superb, executed at 10 - 11 stitches per inch, counting one side only.
Finished with a separate, hand applied, narrow binding