The Aunt Ethel features a cropped look. This specific quilt was made circa 1910-1920s. It contains some men’s shirt scraps and rare indigo. This is the traditional Monkey Wrench quilt pattern, which is also commonly referred to as the Churn Dash quilt pattern. Lady Lancaster found this very rare piece in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and we were able to sew the name of the maker into the back of this jacket, and the maker’s name was Annie’s Sease. This is in excellent condition for its age and loaded with rare homespun fabrics. This piece is hand-quilted and hand sewn. The inside of the jacket, the backing of the quilt, is a homespun gingham.
This quilt is considered a thin quilt and lightweight.
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
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.