Whig Rose- Stuffed Work(Item: Q-805)
Offering for sale this excellent antique quilt, a Whigs Rose and often called Democratic Rose. The condition is excellent. All hand quilted at a nice 8-9 spi and the applique is done by hand also. For the binding the early corded style was done of which there is some slight wear on the corded binding to be expected on a quilt of this age. The colors are good and note how all the applique has stuffed work. Not only the flower is stuffed, but the vines and the leaves are also stuffed. Some background on the quilt is that it came from the Goldsmith family. I was told the family moved from New York to Prince Edward County Canada in the 1850's. The quilt has been professionally cleaned and is ready to enjoy. A special quilt for a collection. It displays well and can be shown or a bed or displayed on a wall.
W. 90″ L. 90″