Hidden Treasures, Quilts from 1600 to 1860
Rarely Seen Pre–Civil War Textiles from the Poos Collection
One hundred spectacular antique quilts
Turn back time with color photos and insightful essays about America’s quilting past! Admire one hundred antique quilts and textiles you’ve never seen before, curated from the remarkable Poos Collection. Flip through the pages to find a wide range of styles in pre-Civil War quilting—elaborate hand piecing and appliqué, signature quilts, wholecloth beauties, cutout chintz, and intarsia, plus the only known example of an American pictorial war quilt. An invaluable resource to America’s quilt history, the Poos Collection shares its classic, one-of-a-kind quilts.
• Historical quilts you’ve never seen before! Admire one hundred colorful artifacts from the priceless Poos Collection
• Insights and information on the history behind the quilts
• Relax and feast your eyes on these pre-1860 quilts, including album, wool, paper-pieced, white-on-white wholecloth, red and green, indigo, and chintz quilts
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