Double Irish Chain 1880
ca 1880. 70x89. Illinois, USA. All hand stitched, including the binding. This is Turkey red and faded green against a white background with a white backing. The binding is faded green. The green fading to tan indicates a synthetic dye was used. The squares are 13/8 each side. The quilting through the squares is 7 st/in in diagonal lines about 1/4 in apart. The white ground is quilted in 1-in. diameter circles. The binding is 3/8 in wide and is hand applied. A few minor blemishes on front but this quilt is in excellent condition.
-Item is pictured on a modern size queen bed.