Boutis quilting The quilt has its roots in the techniques of quilting, embroidery and quilting workshops practiced in Marseilles in the thirteenth century. Hailing from the East, quilted fabrics arrive in Christian West in the Middle Ages through the Crusades. In the fourteenth century, quilting workshops from Sicily have adopted or corded quilting Trapunto, a process of picking and packing made of two layers of fabric
Pinwheel-Broken Dishes Variation, c. 1910. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.
Ocean Waves Variation, c. 1930-35. Unknown maker, Holmes County. Cotton.
Twinkle Stars, dated 1895. Dena Miller. Holmes County. Cotton.