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Thomas Sykes Quilt. ca. 1840

Quilts from Storage at DAR Museum, Part 4

One of the quilts I was able to view at the DAR Museum’s Quilts from Storage program was the Thomas Sykes Quilt. If you like sampler and album quilts, this quilt is for you! [Image Source: w…

Maker:Mrs. Holder Date:1880 - 1889 Unfinished mosaic patchwork top of concentric rows of hexagons, arranged in light and dark tones around a central rosette. The cotton fabrics include plain and twill weaves in a variety of different printed designs, including checks, stripes, plaids and floral designs. 117cm x 147cm.

Mrs Holder started this fabulous Concentric Hexagon Quilt in Join me as I add this fun project to my sewing basket.

1840's Medallion Hexagon; Applique Border | eBay seller french 72; 94" x 96", from an estate in Kettering, Ohio, tho' appears to have come from New England (according to seller).  This quilter was not absolutely mad about hexagons -- she made a few in the center and then surrounded them with other borders . . . .

PRE CIVIL WAR Vintage EARLY Medallion Hexagon Antique Quilt ~Applique Border

1840's Medallion Hexagon; Applique Border | eBay seller french 72; 94" x 96", from an estate in Kettering, Ohio, tho' appears to have come from New England (according to seller). This quilter was not absolutely mad about hexagons -- she made a few in the center and then surrounded them with other borders . . . .

Woolley and Wallis - Salisbury Salerooms A Regency Commemorative Coverlet with a printed Portrait panel of Princess Charlotte

Woolley and Wallis - Salisbury Salerooms A Regency Commemorative Coverlet with a printed Portrait panel of Princess Charlotte

This version was published in Comfort, a periodical that was in print from 1888-1942.    Grandmother’s C, Old Maid’s Puzzle  Annie Kennedy  Orton, West Virginia  1932  West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search

This version was published in Comfort, a periodical that was in print from Grandmother’s C, Old Maid’s Puzzle Annie Kennedy Orton, West Virginia 1932 West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search

Cross, Puss in Corner  1900 - would be great with my minick and simpson scraps

Cross, Puss in Corner 1900 - would be great with my minick and simpson scraps

1890's Vintage Center Medallion Postage Stamp Antique Quilt w Equestrian Prints | eBay, french72

1890's Vintage Center Medallion Postage Stamp Antique Quilt w/Equestrian Prints

Vintage Center Medallion Postage Stamp Antique Quilt w/Equestrian Prints!

patchwork quilt , end 18th century, handpainted chintz and french printed cotton, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden NL

patchwork quilt , end century, handpainted chintz and french prints; half-square triangles in alternating lights and darks in a Barn Raising set.

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