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The History of Quilts in America
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admission Album Quilt American appear appliquéd areas birds blocks blue border brown calico called chintz Closed cloth Collection colonies color continued cotton Courtesy covered created decorative Detail dyes early edges eighteenth century embroidered embroidery England English example fabric figures floral flowers four frame frequently geometric green ground hand Historical Historical Society household important interlining known leaves linen lines machine marking material motifs Museum names needle needlework nineteenth century original particularly patches patchwork patterns Pennsylvania period pieced Plate popular present printed probably produced quarter 19th century quilt top quilters references rose sewing side silk single sometimes spread square Star stenciled stitches striped stuffed style technique textiles thread tree types usually variety Washington women wool woven yellow York