The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
The Helen
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The Helen

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This is an American, antique quilt made circa 1890s-1920s. It is the traditional Inner Laced Blocks quilt pattern. This quilt pattern is extremely rare. This quilt is absolute museum quality for its crisp points, hand quilting, and hand sewing. Please note the elevated saw tooth border which we have lovingly preserved and showcased as the jacket border and cuffs. The back of the quilt (inside of the jacket) is very rare and valuable homespun gingham. This piece is a Lady Lancaster 10/10. When not being worn it should be displayed on the wall as art or in a prominent location in your closet. This quilt was found at a Lancaster county Mennonite estate auction. In our opinion, the quilt is remarkable condition. It is thin, soft, light weight, with a buttery drape. This jacket looks stunning when worn inside out. 

  • This is a very lightweight quilt and also thin. It hugs the body beautifully. It also moves and drapes exceptionally well.
  • This jacket features side slits for generous movement and a beautiful drape.
  • This jacket has two clear snaps at the tips of the collar that secure the lapel if desired.
  • This jacket has two pockets.
  • Fold the architectural collar down to create a lapel if desired.
  • The Helen Jacket has a generous fit and is not meant to have a tailored look.
  • 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.
  • Measurements

36” back of the neck to the bottom of the hem

23” shoulder seam to bottom of sleeve

36” laying flat, armpit to armpit

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 old and are perfectly worn. We believe this is what makes them special and is part of their charm. All of our garments are pre-washed in a special restoration quilt wash. We recommend only spot cleaning if necessary.