Catalogue: Quilts: 19th Century (320)


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".      
  
Trip Around the World Quilt; Pa., Ca. 1880
Economy Patch Quilt; Penn., Ca. 1870
  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.

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.
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1880
Patchwork Medallion Quilt; Maryland; Ca 1870
  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.

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.
Starburst Quilt; Missouri origin, Ca 1880
Sunflower Pattern Quilt, New England, Ca 1860
  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.

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"
Wreaths with Nine Patches Quilt, Ca 1870
Mennonite Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt
  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"

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
Crazy Stars Mennonite Quilt, Ca 1890
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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