Catalogue: Quilts: 19th Century (309)


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.

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
Crazy Stars Mennonite Quilt, Ca 1890
  Crazy Stars Mennonite Quilt, Ca 1890   $1,675

This pattern is also known as String Stars. Pennsylvania Mennonite; Circa 1890. Predominantly wool with touches of velvet and satin. Wonderful use of Four Patch as a secondary pattern between the stars. Back is pieced with red and blue plaid coton bars. 81" square

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"
Wild Goose Chase Quilt, Maryland Ca 1870

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