flying geese quilt by Mary & Nell  Kelleher, 	[1930s] New England Quilt Museum

Wild Goose Wednesday is pretty simple. Each Wednesday for the next 33 weeks I will be making and posting 8 flying geese for a t.

1850: "Asylum quilt" attributed to a young single mother who was hospitalized in the asylum at Catonsville Maryland. Depict a wide variety of people, birds, foliage, creatures, done in fine applique - look at closeups. (Referenced in an exhibit (?) by the National Library of Naples, Italy in 2005, said to belong to America Hurrah Antiques in NYC)

Asylum Quilt Circa 1850 quilt from Cantonsville, Maryland. Supposedly made by a woman confined to the Spring Grove Hospital at Cantonsville, the reason.

The Tristan Quilt, depicting images from the legend of Tristan and Isolde, Italy, ca. 1360-1400. l Victoria and Albert Museum #Quilting

The Tristan quilt (Bed cover)

"The Tristan Quilt" -- Oldest Known Preserved Quilt In The World -- Circa -- Place of Origin: Sicily, Italy -- Artist unknown -- Belonging To The Victoria & Albert Museum -- London

Pierced wool military quilt by Francis Brayley, India, ca. 1864-77 l Victoria and Albert Museum #quilting

Quilt

Pierced wool military quilt by Francis Brayley, India, ca. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Quilted #patchwork evening ensemble by Adolfo, United States, 1967 l Victoria and Albert Museum #fashion

Evening ensemble

createcreatively: “ Evening Ensemble designed by Adolfo, 1967 “Adolfo was known for his extravagant patchwork evening looks. In this outfit he recycled an antique crazy-patchwork quilt to make the.

Quilted cotton tent hanging, India, early 18th century l Victoria and Albert Museum #quilting #embroidery

Tent hanging

Tent hanging Place of origin: India (north, made) Date: early century (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Quilted and embroidered cotton in silk

The “Lone Star” or “Star of Bethlehem” quilt pattern featuring a large central star (composed of numerous diamonds) and multiple “satellite” stars is one of the most enduring and widespread designs in American quilting. Surviving examples date as far back as the 1820s, and the pattern continues to be popular today. North Carolinian Lucy McCoy made this red-and-green version in the mid–late nineteenth century. #TextileTuesday #christmas

The “Lone Star” or “Star of Bethlehem” quilt pattern featuring a large central…

Quilted silk tea cosy by Muriel Rose, Wales, 1930s. l Victoria and Albert Museum #Quilting

Tea cosy

Quilted silk tea cosy by Muriel Rose, Wales, l Victoria and Albert Museum

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