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Claudette | Vintage Folk Tulip Appliqué Quilt

Claudette | Vintage Folk Tulip Appliqué Quilt

$320.00

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Meet Claudette! How joyful is this 1930's vintage folk tulip appliqué quilt? This vintage textile would brighten up any space, and would make a lasting impact as its use of color and pattern is both bold and delightful. 

Tulips were a popular motif in Pennsylvania German folk art, including quilts, chests, boxes, and pottery. The diagonal placement of tulips on quilts and the use of colored fabrics in the blooms may be inspired by the decorative birth and marriage certificates, or frakturs, of the community in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This quilt is in wonderful condition, and has cheery yellow border with white backing.

Quilts are special for their unique blend of artistry, history, and craftsmanship. Each handmade quilt is a labor of love, reflecting the quilter's creativity and skill while often preserving family heritage and cultural traditions. They provide warmth and comfort, symbolizing love and care, and serve as tangible expressions of personal stories or historical events.

The communal aspect of quilting fosters a sense of community and shared tradition, while the sustainable practice of using fabric scraps highlights resourcefulness. We believe the process of quilting offers therapeutic and meditative benefits, making quilts cherished treasures that embody both emotional and practical significance.

Please Note | This is a one of a kind vintage piece. All images have been minimally edited with the use of natural light to best reflect the true condition of the item. Please remember that vintage and antique textiles like quilts were made to be used, and that imperfections they have gotten over the years add to the depth of beauty and charm reflected in this rare and most treasured art form. In wonderful condition with no visible stains or tears. 

Dimensions | 74” x 87” (shown on twin bed)

Weight | Lightweight 

Care Instructions | Hand-wash only and air dry.

*All quilts are final sale.