Here's the perfect example of ca. 1960 style
Any color goes with any color
In a time of new dyes giving us new colors
quilters embraced every shade with enthusiasm.
The pattern: A variation on Grandmother's Pride from
the syndicated Laura Wheeler column.
A kind of art-deco update to the fan design.
"Laura" (a fictional human being) showed a triangle at the bottom of
Which the seamstress ignored in the quilt at the
top of the page. She had some rules though.
Plains in the center patches, prints next and the
squares are all variations of geometrical plaids.
Quilters Newsletter named it Empress in 1978.
It does look like a crown.
The Laura Wheeler patchwork patterns began in the 1930s
and were widely syndicated until the 1970s.
This one seems to have been popular.