BLOOMFIELD - JO HANSLING'S QUILTS - 01
CIVIL WAR PERIOD
Jo Hansling's quilts are representative of 2 time periods (CIVIL WAR PERIOD AND DEPRESSION PERIOD)
Pictures 1-4 would be indicative of the Civil War period, patriotism was 1 example, symbolic of the eagle.
Pictures 5-7 also popular during this time period. Style of quilting is called "broderie perse".
Pictures 8-10 minature "New England Album" quilt, commonly used for signatures.
Pictures 11-17 represents the 'pastel' era in the depression times. These colors brought happiness. The butterfly, in various styles, was symbolic for "hope" in this period of time.
Pictures 18-20 is the "Dresden Plate" pattern, another common example of quilt making in the 1930's.