Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

19th-Century English Quilts

Usually patchwork, often of triangles, squares, or hexagons; made using paper templates the fabric was tacked to, then the pieces sewn together. Sometimes the maker didn’t remove the paper, and all sorts of things have been found: shopping lists, love letters...The palette is often brown/cream-based rather than the brighter colors of American quilts.
15 Pins356 Followers
from V and A Collections

Bed cover

Bed cover | V Search the Collections

8

Bed cover | V&A Search the Collections

collections.vam.ac.uk

from V and A Collections

Bed cover and border

Bed cover and border | V Search the Collections

7

Bed cover and border | V&A Search the Collections

collections.vam.ac.uk

from V and A Collections

Bed cover

Bed cover | V Search the Collections

5

Bed cover | V&A Search the Collections

collections.vam.ac.uk

from V and A Collections

Bed cover

Bed cover | V Search the Collections

6

Bed cover | V&A Search the Collections

collections.vam.ac.uk

from V and A Collections

Bed cover

Bed cover | V Search the Collections

8
2

Bed cover | V&A Search the Collections

collections.vam.ac.uk

from V and A Collections

Bed cover

Bed cover | V Search the Collections

3

Pinned from

collections.vam.ac.uk

from V and A Collections

Patchwork bed cover

Patchwork bed cover | V Search the Collections

4
1

Patchwork bed cover | V&A Search the Collections

collections.vam.ac.uk

from V and A Collections

Bed cover

King George II Golden Jubilee Quilt, 1810. Commemorative central panel surrounded by printed cottons from early 180s, front quilted with pattern of interlocking circles, while back is quilted in a chevron pattern, indicating the quilt had a previous top. Previous top had plain center surrounded by 2 concentric borders.

4
1

Bed cover | V&A Search the Collections

collections.vam.ac.uk

Cheltenham Museum quilt - usually in storage. This beauty needs to be out in public!

13
1

I SEW QUILTS: April 2010

isewquiltsuk.blogspot.co.uk

A damaged section of the coverlet after conservation - Mary Prince quilt, 1803, York Quilt Museum

9
1

Pinned from

quiltmuseum.org.uk

The Mary Prince Coverlet, 1803 - York Quilt Museum

7
2

Pinned from

quiltmuseum.org.uk

English quilt c.1850

10
3

Quilt Flap: Not Your Everyday Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt

quiltflapper.blogspot.co.uk

from the Guardian

Quilty pleasures: V&A exhibition celebrates the material world

V English silk quilt, 1700: not 19th-century, but so amazing I had to include it!

5

Quilty pleasures: V&A exhibition celebrates the material world

guardian.co.uk

from the Guardian

Quilty pleasures: V&A exhibition celebrates the material world

V quilt, London: 1804-05

6
1

Quilty pleasures: V&A exhibition celebrates the material world

guardian.co.uk

England: 1800-30, Grandmother's Garden quilt

14
2
1

Cotton Prints from V&A Quilt Show

katyelliott.com