The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
The Aunt Ethel
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The Aunt Ethel

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This is an American, antique quilt made circa the 1890s-1920s. This piece was made in the traditional Bowtie quilt pattern. The quilt contains a lot of rare, antique indigo in at least four different fabric patterns. We also have identified at least one men's shirt scrap from its era in this quilt. Please note the contrasting ticking fabric on the backing of the quilt, inside of the jacket. This can best be seen when the cuffs are rolled or the jacket is worn upside down. 

Please note: a yellowing in one of the blue and white striped fabrics in the back of the quilt. The last two photos in the listing give you a visual of this stain that we could not lift when we washed the quilt. 

  • The cotton used in this quilt is super luxe and soft. In our opinion, this quilt is thin, lightweight, with medium loft (puffiness), with a great drape.  
  • The shawl collar allows for several different style options. This jacket is meant to be worn right side up or upside down.
  • This jacket has two clear snaps that disappear into the fabric at the bottom of the shawl collar to help the lapel drape nicely.
  • The Aunt Ethel has slouchy shoulders and a generous fit, keeping in line with its bohemian roots.
  • One Size Fits Most
  • If you have any questions about this jacket please direct message us on instagram and we will answer your question as quickly as possible. We do not accept returns. If you have any doubt please do not purchase. For sizing questions direct message us via instagram and we will be happy to send videos showing how our jackets fit.

 

Please note that all of our jackets are made from antique quilts and the fabric reflects this. Our fabrics are sometimes older than 100 years and we believe that makes them perfectly imperfect. This is what makes them a one-of-a-kind piece of art. All of our garments are pre-washed in a special restoration quilt wash. We recommend spot cleaning if necessary.