Catalogue: Quilts: 19th Century (304)


Sunflower Pattern Quilt, New England, Ca 1860   $1,095   

This Sunflower pattern can also loosely be described as a Mariner's Compass. It dates to the 1860's and is in pristine, unwashed condition. Two calico prints are used on the front as well as a rich, solid chestnut brown forming the centers. New England origin; measures 75" x 76". Ex- Weld collection.      
  
Sunflower Pattern Quilt, New England, Ca 1860
Wreaths with Nine Patches Quilt, Ca 1870
  Wreaths with Nine Patches Quilt, Ca 1870   $1,775

A classic pattern that is enhanced by the nine patch blocks at the intersection of the grids. Slight soiling visible in close-up. Circa 1870. 78" x 84"

Mennonite Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt   $2,800  

Straight Furrows Log Cabin pattern quilt; Circa 1890. The variety of black fabrics give this pattern exceptional depth. Mostly wools with some cottons. Pennsylvania Mennonite origin with pieced bars on the back. Colors shown here are more nearly true in close-ups. The black areas are comprised of the same size log cabin strips (not easily illustrated here) as the colored fabrics. 82" x 96"
Mennonite Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt
Wild Goose Chase Quilt, Maryland Ca 1870
  Wild Goose Chase Quilt, Maryland Ca 1870   $1,400

Made of fairly heavy wool fabrics; circa 1870. Maryland origin. The plaid triangles against the solid color bars give the illusion of tremendous movement to the geese. 85" x 86 1/2"

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