The Pokeberry Quilt

The Pokeberry Quilt

Monday, May 21, 2012

Harriet Powers, Pictorial Quilt Block Two


I finished the second block from the Pictorial Quilt and added the sashing between my first two blocks.  The blocks are large, about 21" square.
My inspiration from the original, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  The words that Harriet wrote to describe the second block.
The dark day of May 19, 1780.
The seven stars were seen 12 N in the day.
The cattle wall went to bed, chickens to roost and the trumpet was blown.
The sun went off to a small spot and then to darkness.

7 comments:

  1. That is looking great!!

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  2. It's going to be wonderful Nancy.

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  3. I have been looking forward to more seeing the next block. You are doing a very good job in replicating the original.

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  4. I didn't realize they were so large, but you are doing a beautiful job on it.
    I was wondering if I went to the museum, if they would have anything in their store, a nice day trip I can take.

    Debbie

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  5. It's coming along so nicely! I love the colors you are using too. Great job!

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  6. WOW! It's looking fabulous! Love that prim look and your fabric choices are SPOT on! :)

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  7. This is really lovely! Would love to see the finished quilt. I just shared this post on my Pinterest board about Harriet Powers.

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