Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Keep Me Warm

I saw this quilt yesterday and am still visiting the image today. Case Antiques Auctions in Knoxville, TN sold it last year for $2310. Here is their description:

Rare Watauga County, North Carolina quilt. Made by Nancy Lucinda Horton, b.1824 Watauga Co., NC. The Great Divide/Rocky Mountain pattern with appliqué and reverse appliqué with long seams hand sewn with chrome yellow, indigo with lighter blue print, double pink, printed turkey red, indigo with chrome orange print. The quilting pattern consists of feathered cross in center of blocks, corner sunbursts. border has feathered vine with half inch diagonal lines in background.

To Nancy Lucinda Horton, a blue ribbon.

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