Signing and dating a quilt
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I believe the earliest existing European quilts are a pair of whole cloth trapunto ones, telling the story of Tristan and Isolde dating from the early 1400's.
From the eastbound 101 freeway, exit Ventura Blvd./Topanga Cyn which dumps you onto Ventura Blvd., turn right at the 2nd light onto Topanga Cyn Blvd. Make an immediate left into the parking log behind the Quilt Emporium. The Quilt Emporium first opened its doors in 1981 with Linda Potsic as the owner.
Originally it was located a few miles from its current location and was the only quilt shop in the valley and surrounding areas.
The oldest quilts in the Smithsonian collection go back to about 1780.
A side note from The Patchwork Pilgrimage: "Further proof that ornamental patchwork is no newcomer to the church is provided by this fascinating pieced silk chasuble that is believed to have been made around 1540.
In my book Fringe is another early edge treatment and one that correlates well with a specific period of time. The blue print with the white floral sprig could be an indigo print, a dye used over such a long time period that it offers no clues. It may be colored with the Prussian blue dye process developed about 1815. Prussian When we are dating old quilts we use comparative dating, that is we compare the fabric in question to similar fabrics we have seen before.