Early 20th century quilt
Late 19th-century parlor
One of the contradictions in quilt history is that women who decorated their homes and children to visual excess also made quilts that are exemplars of minimalism.
(Do notice the hooked rug on the floor in the photo. It's has an Oddfellows theme with the heart in hand and the letters FLT---but I digress.)
Quilt from about 1910
Quilt from ?
Quilt from about 1890
Of course, there are plenty of surviving examples of late Victorian romantic clutter.
But how two such different styles coexisted is an interesting puzzle.
Above and Below about 1900
Here we have a style mixture, a good example of the paradox---
The center of wools: an excellent example of functionality.
The print border: an excellent example of ornament for its own sake.