I found this pineapple on Tim Latimer's blog.
He bought it on eBay.
It has an Encyclopedia of Applique number
I saw a similar pattern in the 1978 Quilt Engagement Calendar,
probably this one that is now in the collection of the New England Quilt Museum.
Quirky as the design is with its reverse appliqued fruit,
I've got several photos of similar quilts.
The whole thing has a Carmen-Miranda look.
International Quilt Study Center and Museum
The one below was documented by the North Carolina Project.
Rowan County, North Carolina
Judy Roche owns this 20th-century block. Dots
instead of slashes in the fruit.
And I found this one on a Pinterest page;
I think it's in Teddy McMahon Pruett's collection.
No reverse applique, no dots.
Tim was inspired to make a copy by the example at the top of the page
He added texture to the fruit with quilting rather than