Catalogue: Quilts (496)


Pastel Shirting Bars Quilt: Ca. 1920; Pa.   $695.    

This is a Bars quilt with soft, creamy solid color shirting fabrics. It is nicely framed with a triangle border that repeats the quilting pattern within the Bars.It is in pristine, unwashed condition. Lebanon County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920. Measurements are 70" x 84".      
  
Pastel Shirting Bars Quilt: Ca. 1920; Pa.
Lone Star Quilt with Eagles: Ca. 1870; Pa.
  Lone Star Quilt with Eagles: Ca. 1870; Pa.   $1675.

Lone Star (aka Star of Bethlehem) quilt on a richly colored blue background. The diamond shaped pieces making up the star are beautifully color coordinated. It is difficult to see in the photos, but the corner blocks are quilted with eagles. The blue triangles are also well quilted with wreaths and flowers. The backing is a lush red paisley print to which the quilt can be reversed making for an entirely different bedcover. Made circa 1870's; Pennsylvania origin.

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.

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