Quilts Around the World: The Story of Quilting from Alabama by Spike Gillespie

By Spike Gillespie

This crucial ebook for all quilters and duvet creditors tells the attention-grabbing tale of quilting worldwide, illuminated via the overseas cover community’s best specialists and greater than three hundred wonderful colour photos. masking Japan, China, Korea, and India; England, eire, France, and The Netherlands; Australia, Africa, principal the United States, North the United States, and past, Quilts worldwide explores either the variety and customary threads of quilting. become aware of Aboriginal patchwork from Australia, complicated Rallis from the center East, Amish and Hawaiian quilts from the USA, Sashiko quilts from Japan, bright Molas from important the United States, and paintings quilts from each nook of the globe. additionally integrated are twenty patchwork and applique styles to take advantage of on your personal cover initiatives, encouraged through designs from the world’s so much outstanding quilts.

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Cantala Roxburgh (Hort. , 25, 1814). D: Known from cultivation only. == Furcraea cantala (Roxburgh) Voigt (1845); incl. Agave cantula Roxburgh (1832) (nom. , Art. 1). A. cantala var. acuispina (Trelease) Gentry (Agaves Cont. , 569, ill. (p. 555), 1982). T: El Salvador, San Miguel Dept. (Calderon 2084 [US]). - D: Known from cultivation only (S Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador). == Agave acuispina Trelease (1925). [2f] Differs from var. 5 cm; Inf with 20 - 35 part-Inf; Fl shorter, 57 - 63 mm; Ov shorter, 25 - 30 mm, neck short; Tep green, lobes subequal, 19 - 21 mm, light greenish-yellow.

5 cm. A. barbadensis Trelease (Mem. Nation. Acad. Sci. 11: 28-29, t. 34-38,65, 107, 1913). - Lit: Howard & al. (1979). D: Lesser Antilles (Barbados); spontaneous in dune areas, frequently escaped from cultivation. Incl. Agave americana Dillenius (1774) (nom. il- J. , Art. 1); incl. Fureraea tuberosa Drummond (1907) (nom. , Art. 1). 5 cm, blackish-brown at the curved tip, decurrent and dorsally intruding into the green tissue; Inf 5 - 6 m and more, narrowlyoblong, 'paniculate', part-Inf on very ascending Br, in the upper jj or more of the Inf, freely and densely bulbilliferous, not known to produce Fr; Perl 10 (-20) mm; Fl aborting before completely opening, 65 - 75 mm and more; Ov oblong-fusiform, 45 - 55 mm; Tep yellow, tube conical, ± 15 mm, lobes 20 - 25 mm.

22 J. Thiede - D: Only known from cultivation. I: Gentry (1982: 334). Incl. Agave scolymus A. Berger (1898) (nom. , Art. 1). 5 cm apart, with broad horny bases and deltoid cusps hooked forwards or backwards, on broad fleshy prominences, intersinuses with much smaller intermittent teeth, teeth in the lower Ii of the L much smaller, straight or reflexed, all teeth light brown; terminal Sp 3 - 4 cm, decurrent to the upper 3 - 4 teeth; Inf tall, 'paniculate', long pyramidal, scape strong; Fl 85 mm (dried); Ov narrow, 35 - 40 mm; Tep yellow, tube broadly funnel-shaped, ± 10 mm, lobes 35 -40mm.

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