This is a handmade Mariners Compass Quilt. It is teal green and pink of Pre-WWII Illinois. Hand-sewn bed quilt by a wife and mother in Ridgeway, Illinois, named Cecelia Valter Zirkelback. Photo is from 1906 with her husband Peter. They were a prominent family there. It was passed down in the family finally to the granddaughter who kept very good care of her grandmothers quilts, and is now retired. The "Mariner's Compass shapes are arranged with a grid of stripes and checkerboards using teal green and medium pink tones on white. The negative white space has stitched crosshatch patterns.


1 Jacket Available in Size Medium

1 Jacket Available in Size Small


Wholesale Unit Price: 777

Suggested Retail Price: 1554


This quilt is awaiting transormation. Please choose available product size and quantity for selected textile. A 50 USD deposit is required at checkout for each item. Expect each item to have a 90 day turnaround time from date of purchase.


All idiosyncrasies, mending, and wear are unique to the original textile.

Cecelia Zirkelbacks 1906 Mariners Compass Quilt