A Churn Dash quilt with blocks of late 19th century fabrics set against a background of cheddar. Found in Lancaster Co., PA, measures about 70 inches square and dates ca 1890.

Price: $660

Email: sharon@rickrack.com

Individual blocks measure about 8 inches and are pieced from browns, indigos, grays and overdyed greens with contrasting light shirtings.
Quilted in grid, chevron and rope designs at about 7-8 stitches per inch. Thin batting.
A turkey red print is used for the applied binding.
The backing is a blue and white "homespun" check fabric.

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