Antique American Yo Yo Quilt 2487

$2,800.00

Size: 5 ft 8 in x 6 ft 10 in (1.73 m x 2.08 m)
Style: Quilts

This endearing American antique yo yo quilt features a scrappy repeating pattern separated by a latticework grid of cheerful bubblegum pink yo-yos.

Such A Fun And Beautiful Antique America Yo Yo Quilt, This Antique Quilt Was Created In: America, Circa / This Quit Dates To: 1900 – Created in America, this exceptional antique Yo Yo Quilt is an outstanding example of the ingenuity and effort required to create such a marvelous work of art. Each circular yo-yo is made using a wide variety of diverse floral feed sack prints that create a scrappy, one-of-a-kind result. The tightly covered field of this captivating antique American quilt allows tiny windows of the whole cloth background to peak through while highlighting the diverse selection of floral prints and cheerful solids used to make the individual yo yo units. The bold pink latticework grid that separates each intricately decorated square adds an air of formality to the charmingly diverse pattern while maintaining the splendid all yo yo theme. This monumental antique American quilt epitomizes the eclectic beauty and level of craftsmanship that is associated with this beloved, enduring pastime.

Painstakingly crafted from a colorful assortment of scrappy floral prints and bold patterns, this antique American yo-yo quilt is a graphic work of art that has undeniable modern charm. Vivid fuchsias, soft pinks, golden-yellows, purples and cool tones are expertly juxtaposed against a warm mustard-colored ground that peeks between the yo-yo roundels. Random patterns and color sequences emerge from the beautifully intermingled yo-yos creating vertical and lateral movement that carries the eye across the composition and gives the abstract design a contemporary visage. In true patchwork fashion, coordinating animal prints, checkerboard roundels and calico florals point to similar yo-yos that were cut from the same cloth and expertly distributed across the composition. The variety and strong colors of the coordinating prints create a dazzling visual effect that embodies all the traits of this American handcraft.

If you love Americana then it simply does not get much better than these magnificent antique American Yo Yo quilts.

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