Here is the tea cozy. Can't you just imagine yourself sitting down for tea in your rustley bustley Victorian gown and having the hostess bring out this beauty. I'd bust my corset for sure. It is thought to be of Scottish origin, dating 1887 to
This next quilt is American in origin, dates from 1876, and is silk. It had some really long-napped fabrics in it that almost looked like fake fur. Many of the embroidered motifs were oriental designs, but there was this Kate Greenaway looking figure.
Cathy getting up close, with Mary Francis beside her.
This quilt was my favorite as far as execution, but the next one I show will be my favorite theme. Check back tomorrow for the "virtues" quilt!