Sunday, December 20, 2015

Paintings and Quilts 2 -- "A Few of My Favorite Things"

Looked high and low for more quilts in paintings and did find some, particularly among Norman Rockwell's paintings, pointing to the quilt's place in Americana.

Porch by Andrew Wyeth, with the quilt behind the dog

Colonial Quilts by Childe Hassam

and by Norman Rockwell--

A  Scout Is Helpful

Reading in Bed

Tucking into Bed

Christmas Eve


Woman of the House said...

Lovely! I think "Tucking into Bed" is my favorite Rockwell painting.

Linda said...

I am so glad you enjoyed this. Rockwell seemed to know that quilts were part of our national cultural fabric.