Early PA Framed Medallion Applique Quilt
Pieced and appliqued summer crib quilt solid cotton and calico pieces on fine calico print background. Exuberant and iconic central floral medallion features appliqued bright yellow tulips, red Whig roses with yellow centers, green stems/leaves and red stylized fleur-de-lis with deep yellow center. Framed in red calico. Pieced back features strips of "tiny anchors" and floral calico.
Dimensions: 41" x 41". Pennsylvania origin, circa 1860.
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