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   Silk Tumbling Blocks

 

Description:
This dramatic silk tumbling block quilt is an artistic masterpiece. Picture this quilt hanging in a great room or stairwell. In order for the blocks to be upright, it needs to be hung vertically. If horizontal, the quilt becomes a sea of stars. The sides of the triangles are 1-3/4 inches. An optical illusion, it appears to be stacks of blocks pulsating when put in the proper light. It is comprised of silks dating from 1800 to c.1840 and created in Harvard, MA. The name of the well renowned family will be given at the sale.The name of the well renowned family will be given at the sale.
Inventory Number: Q9041

Dealer  

Rocky Mountain Quilts
Contact   Betsey Telford-Goodwin Phone: 207-363-6800
Period: 19th Century (1801-1900)
Date: c.1840
Origin: Massachusetts
Condition: Excellent
Measurements: 68 x 79 inches
Inventory Other Inventory by this Dealer
Web-site: http://www.rockymountainquilts.com
Price: $5,800
E-mail: Inquire
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