Catalogue: Quilts (499)


Lancaster County Amish Four Patch Quilt: Ca. 1930   $14,500.    

This Lancaster County Amish four patch in a nine patch quilt is brilliantly arranged.The maker used the same colors throughout but placed them so as to create the unusual overall X pattern. This might be a one of a kind. The solid color blocks and border are beautifully quilted with floral wreaths. The body of the quilt is in outstanding condition. There is some fraying to parts of the binding. Measurements are 72" x 78. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.      
  
Lancaster County Amish Four Patch Quilt: Ca. 1930
Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880: Pa.
  Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880: Pa.   $1285.

This richly colored Courthouse Steps Log Cabin quilt pattern is beautifully colored with perfectly compatible tones of browns, reds and deep pinks. The quilt won blue ribbon at the Greater Allentown (Pennsylvania) Fair. The person who entered the quilt has the same surname as item # 1256044 which also won first place at the Fair. They most likely came from the same family but were probably entered considerably after they were made in the 1880's. Measurements are 91" x 93"; excellent condition.

Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt; Ca. 1880; Pa.   $1485.   

Beautifully made Light and Dark Log Cabin quilt in a variety of late 19th century calico fabrics. They are well placed using the browns to create the diamonds and particularly carefully done in the middle creating a square around the central diamond. Sewn to the quilt is the first prize ribbon from the Greater Allentown (Pennsylvania) Fair. The winner has the same surname as that of item #1256048 which also won a blue ribbon. Unfortunately, it does not say what year it was entered. Measurements... Click for details
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt; Ca. 1880; Pa.
Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
  Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.   $1185.

This classic Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt was made with an unusual color palette. The calico prints are typical of late 19th century Pennsylvania but they are put together in an overall lighter tone than one usually sees. It is in excellent, unwashed condition. Sewn to the quilt is a paper label with the name Robert Bauer. The back of the quilt is pink and green bars as is often found in 19th century quilts of southeast Pennsylvania. Measurements are 82" square.

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