Caesar's Crown Quilt: Circa 1840; Pennsylvania.
Sunflowers and a Caesar's Crown for the center. Moving the curving feather to the corners tends to compress the design. It fits into a smaller space. This one is a nine-block. A relative also from the Connecticut project. Feathers on the diagonal need a new number. write 19.36 in your copy of Encyclopedia of Applique. Seen at Quilt Market in Chicago I believe. Here's the latest of the vintage.
There are hundreds of quilt patterns and so are their block names. These names are derived from almost every aspect of society. Sometimes, you may find quilt blocks with different designs or patterns, but bearing the same name. You may also discover quilt blocks with similar patterns, yet having a different name. Now, why does this happen? There must be some reason for it. History.
The Handmade Quilt Discover the joy and serenity of slow stitching with hand piecing and hand quilting! With one quilt of 15 blocks, master teacher Carolyn Forster takes readers on a quilt making journey that begins with the basics and progresses to more intricate techniques with each new block.
Bright and colorful baby quilt or lap quilt. Batik fabrics were used for all the color pieces and a white on white flower print for the white areas. The backing I used was a white muslin. This was a fun quilt to put together. Great colors for a new baby and also would be a great lap quilt for that special mom, grandparent or favorite aunt. Measures 42 inches by 58 inches. Nice size. Made in a.
String Quilt Top - String Stars (8 Pointed) from the Mingei International Museum Online Collection.
Caesars Crown Quilt - SOLD (Item: Q-858). view of the pattern and fabrics and quilting. close up of some fabrics and the wonderful quilting. full view of the quilt- 12 block quilt. note the sashing fabric,, looks like cotton bolls. fine workmanship and pieced. quilting at 10 stitches per inch. more close ups-- fabric and quilting. early fabrics. image of the block and slight spot.
The pattern is unusual in that it features a variation of the design called Caesar's Crown or Victoria's Crown with a sampler of florals and fruit. Ruth Finley defined the pattern in her 1929 book. We tend to call. any of the many variations Victoria's Crown or Caesar's Crown. BlockBase shows related designs under the Wheels category. You could print out a pattern for any one of these any.