| A Lehigh Co. PA Jacob's Ladder quilt. Dates from late 19th century, and measures a large 87 1/2 x 89 inches.
|This striking two color quilt uses a double pink calico and white fabrics in a Jacob's Ladder pattern with the addition of a zig-zag border. It's quilted in a 1 1/2 inch grid, and in a zig-zag following the border, at about 6 stitches per inch.|
|The small calico squares measure 2 inches, with the 1 1/4 inch zig zag creating a 3 1/2 inch border.|
|Each Jacob's Ladder block measures about 12 1/2 inches square.|
|The backing of the quilt is a double pink stripe pattern which is turned to the front and hand stitched to bind the edges.|
|The quilt is in excellent condition, bright, crisp and unwashed.|