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This site brings together complete collections of Watkins's photographs.
The earliest antique quilts available for sale at Rocky Mountain Quilts are from the last quarter of the 18th century.
During this time, and into the first quarter of the 19th century, many American colonists were making whole cloth quilts by sewing together repeat lengths of the same fabric, thus giving the illusion of one “whole cloth”.
Many of the colonists used homespun, others used rare and expensive imported Chintz fabrics.
Carleton Watkins (American, 1829-1916) was one of the most highly acclaimed of early western photographers, yet Watkins's work has never been fully cataloged.
No complete listings of his "Old Series" stereoviews, published before 1875, are known.
The close of the 19th century saw the upsurge in popularity of Victorian Crazy Quilts, those wonderfully exuberant creations of silk, velvet, ribbons and all manner of embellishments.