Though some friends I found out today that another of the applique quilts that I posted about previously was sold at auction last Saturday, Nov. 22. Holding true to my expectations, this one came from an estate from New Tripoli, PA in northwestern Lehigh County. Though I haven’t seen the quilt personally, it obviously has the same inspiration – though the fleurs-de-lis on the eight point blocks have a decidedly tulip form. I wonder if this metamorphosis has occurred elsewhere?
It would seem to be a generation or two later than the others we’ve found….