Catalogue: Quilts: 19th Century (300)


Wild Goose Chase Quilt: Circa 1870; New Jersey   $1,475   

This Wild Goose Chase Quilt has a wonderful variety of fabrics, including glazed chintz from the mid 19th century. The generous size of 91" x 98 " would make it an excellent bedcover for a queen or king size bed. It was made in New Jersey; circa 1870. Excellent, unwashed condition.      
  
Wild Goose Chase Quilt: Circa 1870; New Jersey
Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1890
  Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1890   Sold

This Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt has lots of swirling movement as the name implies. The dark centers are made of a combination of blue and brown fabrics giving added richness to this vibrant pattern. The front is almost all wool with velvet centers to each block. The yellow fabric and backing are cotton. Excellent condition; circa 1890. Measures 72" x 86".

Reversible Quilt- One Patch and Wild Geese; Circa 1880   $635  

This unusual quilt is intended to be completely reversible. One side is a One Patch and the reverse is Wild Geese(aka Birds in the Air). While the quilt was made in the late 19th century, the Wild Geese incorporates some fabrics from the mid century. It is especially interesting to find elegant glazed chintz in three of the blocks of this otherwise country quilt. Both sides are in excellent condition; there is a small amount of color bleed on one of the glazed chintz blocks (visible in thumbnail... Click for details
Reversible Quilt- One Patch and Wild Geese; Circa 1880
Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1890
  Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1890   $695

Classic Evening Stars quilt done in solid red and white with tiny black print. Nice cable pattern quilting in the red grid; geometric pattern in the stars. Excellent condition. Measures 71" x 81"; circa 1890. The red is a beautiful mellow color. It is not toward orange as appears on my monitor.

Delectable Mountains Quilt: Circa 1880;Pennsylvania   $1,675  

Wonderful version of the bold Delectable Mountains quilt done in a palette of unusual, gentle colors. The Variable Star center is a nice touch as are the extra triangles inside the sawtooth border. Excellent condition. Measures 82" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.
Delectable Mountains Quilt: Circa 1880;Pennsylvania
Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
  Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania   $1,675

Unusual set up of Variable Stars quilt pattern arranged in strips alternating with plain Bars. Wonderful fabrics which date from the 1840's - 1860's. Pristine, unwashed condition. Interesting quilting pattern of thistles set at right angles to the long Bars. Measures 73" x 80". Lebanon County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1860. A real gem for lovers of early fabrics.

Carolina Lily Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   Sold  

Lovely Carolina Lily Quilt framed by an unusual herringbone border. Done in strong solid color reds and greens. Professionally laundered; excellent condition. Measures 64" x 78:. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
Carolina Lily Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt on Square: Ca. 1880; Pa.
  Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt on Square: Ca. 1880; Pa.   $3,200

Richly colored Barnraising Log Cabin quilt on Square done in beautiful wool challis fabrics. Solids and prints are well placed to make the various frames especially prominent. Excellent condition; measures 78" x 92". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

Miniature Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.   $5,850  

Exquisitely miniaturized Evening Stars Quilt in which each star block measures just 2 1/4" to a side. Beautifully planned to create diagonal lines of color. Each of the borders is quilted with a different pattern, beginning with hearts in the chocolate brown. Mint, unwashed condition. Measures 84" square. Oley, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
Miniature Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.
Delectable Mountains Quilt: Circa 1850
  Delectable Mountains Quilt: Circa 1850   $2,850

Delectable Mountains quilt pattern at its best. Beautiful, unusual softly toned fabrics make this a serene and elegant quilt. Pristine condition. Measures 92" square. Sewn in cross stitch on the back are the initials JS and the number 10. Circa 1850.

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