Coming back from a trip to Paris,
I had the great surprise to find
a parcel waiting for me!
Inside the box I found two antique quilts,
coming from the USA, offered to me by my son A.
It is such a wonderful gift and I am so happy!
Both quilts are in an excellent state.
This one matches perfectly with my grey armchair.
I love the soft and tender tunes of the quilt,
looking at it gives me a kind of feeling of peace.
It is a classic 1900-1920s quilt
from Pennsylvania, with shirting fabrics crisp.
It is in fact the only quilt I own with shirting fabrics.
The pattern of the blocks is called
Here is a detail of the blocks.
I find so touching to be able to
detect the charcoal lines after one century!
I will now take pictures of the second quilt
and show it to you in a future post.