What do country primitives collectors and dealers look for in textiles?  One of the choices are garments, quilts, yardage and others items made of blue calico fabric.  Color range from the Cadet blue to the deep Indigo.  Date period from the early 19th century through the early 20th century.  

Here is a picture portfolio of a small selection representing that awesome color and fabric of blue calico.  Enjoy!

Aprons ~

A treadle machine stitched doll apron dating from the early 1900's.

A woman's long apron dating from the late Victorian or early 1900's.



Now, this is very sweet.  An early 1900's - 1920's small child or doll sunbonnet with cute scallop trimming.


Just yardage.  


Perfectly suited for restoration of quilts, making new quilts or other sewing project.  



Children clothing and doll clothing from the later 1800's to the early 1900's.