Definitions for "Amish quilt"
quilt made by the Amish, a religious group of immigrant Germans. Amish quilters used plain wool or cotton cloth and certain traditional patterns emphasizing black and a limited palette of fabric colors.
Pertaining to the quilts made by religious cultures of eastern Pennsylvania and the Midwest. Typical of this style are dark rich fabrics, solids, the heavy use of black as a background, striking geometric patterns, and wide, plain borders. Quilting term.
a style of quilt originating with the Pennsylvania Amish