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Bonnes Herbes Cotton Quilt French Late 18th Century


Code: 11291


W: 138cm (54.3")H: 153cm (60.2")

Gorgeous French late 18th/early 19th century bonnes herbes blockprinted cotton quilt.A 'bonnes herbes' is a dense design of small scale flowers and leaves, the one on this quilt was originally a mouchoir de cou or fichu.It is bordered by a thin indigo woven stripe and red cotton

The center "bonnes herbes is in good condition and measures108cm x 100cm.

The red border less so with old repairs and in places with the wool padding showing through.

The reverse is in poor condition