Styles & Subjects
Antique and Vintage Patchwork Quilts
Quiltmaking and patchwork have been popular pastimes in the U.S. since the 1700s, and today quilts are highly collectible as works of folk art with historical significance (or just nice to look at). Antique quilts vary widely in design and materials, and can be hard to date definitively because they may have been assembled in phases from older quilts or blocks. Made from a variety of materials, from elaborate fabrics to scraps of old...