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BONUS: EXPLORING 19TH CENTURY QUILTS

I've collected here all of the 19th century quilts in Minnesota Institute of Arts collection. Where available, I've added the informational text from gallery labels. I'm curious if there would inte...

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Log Cabin - Pineapple variation quilt, 78 x 65",, about 1890. Pennsylvania (Mennonite). Speed Art Museum (Kentucky).

One of these days... Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1890; Va.

wonderful log cabin quilt by Mias Landliv - great colors!

Pieced Quilt Log Cabin Courthouse Steps Mennonite 1875 by SurrendrDorothy, via Flickr

Log Cabin quilt circa 1890, Amish. MFA-Boston exhibit. Photo by File Under Fiber

Handspun throw (remember the middle is made from rectangles not a square) gotta make this

Really like this modern take on the log cabin pattern with all the open white space

Quilt by tubakk-quilt, via Flickr. No contact information given. Close inspection of the image (and notes on Flickr) reveal that what I thought was gray is actually denim, from old blue jeans. More subtle than I would have expected from "orange and blue," eg Clemson and Tennessee.

Log Cabin, 1850-1875, Silk, pieced. The size makes them think it was a parlor throw and not a bed cover.

i love log cabins. Mine are always a little too wonky for something this precise, but I love 'em anyway.