Love Knot / Jigsaw Puzzle
71” x 86” 1970s, southwestern Ohio; maker unknown. Brackman # 1469. Fifteen hundred ninety-six 2” blocks in two colors, a corner of each with a quarter section in one color, the remainder in the second color. The hundreds of blocks are set to form a concentric diamond of color, brown upon orange upon tan, and repeat, starting with 4 brown quarter sections forming a circle in the center. The slightly lighter brown binding is applied over a white back. Entirely hand pieced, hand joined, hand quilted, hand obund. The blocks are hand quilted around every segment. The fabrics used, front and back, appear to be a poly blend, appropriate to the time period. Unused and unwashed; visually compelling, excellent condition.