Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Recent Find... >

Recent Find...

Recent Find...

Old 08-19-2015, 12:32 AM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
FiveseveN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: East Central Wisconsin
Posts: 124
Default Recent Find...

Bad pictures, sorry, but this is the quilt I picked up at a garage sale. The woman who sold it to me told me her mother made it in the late 40's maybe as late as 1950. I asked for her mom's name, but she couldn't remember much. I am guessing it was made to celebrate the end of WWII. The needlepoint is very consistent. I think the pink and blue look 30's ish, but wonder if it's hard to tell with solids? If you have any insight about the patterns used for the needlepoint or possible age of the fabrics please let me know.
Attached Thumbnails victory-quilt.jpg   victory-quilt-flag.jpg   victory-quilt-star.jpg   victory-quilt-rainbow.jpg   victory-quilt-liberty.jpg  

victory-quilt-freedom.jpg   victory-quilt-victory.jpg  
FiveseveN is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 01:59 AM
  #2  
QM
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California mountains
Posts: 12,538
Default

What a find! With the theme of V for Victory, I would guess the date at close to the end of a World War.
QM is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 02:24 AM
  #3  
Super Member
 
donnajean's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Holland, PA
Posts: 4,157
Default

It is hand "embroidery". The morning glory flowers are the same as some that I stitched in the 1950's. I remember buying patterns at the 5 & dime store.
donnajean is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 03:33 AM
  #4  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Central Minnesota
Posts: 1,131
Default

You have found a treasure!
jhoward is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 03:40 AM
  #5  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: VIRGINIA
Posts: 22,671
Default

great find very nice!!!
QUILTNMO is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 03:45 AM
  #6  
Super Member
 
GailG's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 6,764
Default

I remember these flowers from the forties.....it's where I began stitching. What a treasure!!
GailG is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 04:36 AM
  #7  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Yorkville, IL
Posts: 7,639
Default

I suspect it is celebrating end of WW2 and if I were sewing it I would have started in about 1944 (Wars end) and I would have taken a few years to finish it!
luvstoquilt is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 04:38 AM
  #8  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Southern California
Posts: 19,131
Default

What a treasure. Probably made after WWII.
ManiacQuilter2 is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 05:05 AM
  #9  
Power Poster
 
Jingle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Outside St. Louis
Posts: 38,126
Default

Very pretty and a lot of time and work went into the making. Lucky for you to get it.
Jingle is offline  
Old 08-19-2015, 05:14 AM
  #10  
Super Member
 
4EVERquilt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Lakewood, Co. Native-New Mexican
Posts: 4,035
Default

Awesome find
4EVERquilt is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Quilt-T
For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
7
06-03-2014 10:27 AM
paulswalia
Main
6
07-25-2011 08:39 AM
carolstickelmaier
Main
0
01-06-2011 03:40 PM
craftybear
Links and Resources
8
08-04-2010 12:30 PM
newestnana
Main
4
04-25-2010 03:57 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter