Catalogue: Quilts: 19th Century (304)


Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $1,875   

Pristine, unwashed version of the Economy Patch pattern. The solid red alternate blocks contrasting with the variety of calicoes give this quilt a very strong presence. Measures 86 inches square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1890.      
  
Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
Strip Triangles Quilt: Circa 1880, Pennsylvania
  Strip Triangles Quilt: Circa 1880, Pennsylvania   $625

Initially, this pattern looks as though it consists of large pieced triangles. In actuality, they are made up of strips about one inch in width. Wonderful 1870's fabrics. The reverse is pieced in squares. No flaws on the front. A blotch is visible in the photo of the reverse side. Measures 73" x 74". Pennsylvania origin.

Pots of Tulips Quilt; Circa 1880; Penn.   $975  

Probably original pattern of stylized, funky pots of tulips. Has been professionally washed. Well quilted. Solid color red fabric and two different green calicoes. Pennsylvania origin. Measures 75 inches x 78 inches.
Pots of Tulips Quilt; Circa 1880; Penn.
Cheater's Cloth Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.
  Cheater's Cloth Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.   $775

Pristine, unwashed reversible quilt. One side is brick and green calico bars and the other is printed patchwork. Un-used condition; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 86" x 94".

Wool Crazy Quilt; Ca. 1890; Mennonite Penn.   $875  

Stunning wool crazy quilt in unusual colors. Truly looks like an aerial landscape. Well made -nicely quilted and embroidered throughout. Lancaster County Mennonite origin. Front is pristine; slight damage to the back. Measures 75 inches square.
Wool Crazy Quilt; Ca. 1890; Mennonite Penn.
Trip Around the World Quilt; Pa., Ca. 1880
  Trip Around the World Quilt; Pa., Ca. 1880   $695

Very vibrant version of a classic Pennsylvania pattern. This example was made in Lancaster County; circa 1880. Probably never washed. Measures 80" x 82".

Economy Patch Quilt; Penn., Ca. 1870   $795  

A broad variety of fabrics dating from the 1850's to 1870's form the center squares of this pristine, unwashed quilt. Unusual to have the yellow calico background. Pennsylvania origin. Measures 76 inches square.
Economy Patch Quilt; Penn., Ca. 1870
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1880
  Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1880   $1,875

Very complex version of a Light and Dark Log Cabin pattern done in fine wool challis. Unusual use of color. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870. Measures 84 inches square.

Patchwork Medallion Quilt; Maryland; Ca 1870   $975  

Unusual combination of Four Patch within a Sixteen Patch. Pristine, unwashed condition. Westminster, Maryland origin. Beautiful selection of 1870's fabrics. Measures 73" square.
Patchwork Medallion Quilt; Maryland; Ca 1870
Starburst Quilt; Missouri origin, Ca 1880
  Starburst Quilt; Missouri origin, Ca 1880   $1,600

Dramatic quilt comprised of a wonderful combination of star patterns, surrounded by a sawtooth frame. Circa 1880; Missouri origin. Measurements are 80" square.

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