Lot 435

Pieced and Appliqu├ęd Wild Goose Chase Quilt
American (Maryland), ca 1850. A pieced and appliquéd quilt featuring 25 wild goose chase blocks in green and yellow calico on a white ground with cross-hatch and feather stitching, having a wide border with alternating appliqué blocks of baskets, double V's and X's in red, green and yellow calico on a white ground featuring a variety of stitching, with green calico binding; 87.75 x 90 in,

This is an unusual color combination for a mid-19th century quilt. The baskets contain a variety of flower, heart and animal patterns, giving the quilt a unique, playful and engaging quality.
Est $500 - $700