Catalogue: Quilts: 20th Century (116)


Stars in Hexagons Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $575   

Soft colors make this Six Point Stars quilt perfect for sweet dreams. The stars are a combination of solid and printed fabrics set in hexagons. The background is a very light shade of lavender that makes the hexagonal blocks "pop". It is well quilted with four lobed pinwheels. The backing is also lavender making for a totally reversible quilt. Two opposing ends have scalloped edges. The quilt measures 75" to the widest part of the scallops x 93". Condition is excellent. Pennsylvania origin;... Click for details      
  
Stars in Hexagons Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1930
  New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1930   $975

More than most patterns, New York Beauty has been made in the full range of detail from the very finest to the most crude. This falls somewhere in the middle. The overall effect of this is extremely dramatic, largely because of the unusual color combination. In addition, the sunbursts in the centers and placement of the pattern on a diagonal add to the strong effect. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. There are several inconsequential scuff marks that some might want removed but I... Click for details

Pinwheel Stars Quilt" Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $875  

Both the colors and pattern make this Pinwheel Stars quilt especially crisp and fresh. The floral quilting patterns are a nice juxtaposition to the geometry of the pieced pattern. It is in excellent unused condition. Made with high quality cotton. Measurements are 82" x 85". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.
Pinwheel Stars Quilt
Postage Stamp Philadelphia Pavement Quilt: Circa 1930's; Pennsylvania
  Postage Stamp Philadelphia Pavement Quilt: Circa 1930's; Pennsylvania   Sold

Beautifully crafted and thoughtfully planned Philadelphia Pavement quilt with postage stamp size pieces. Each square measures about 3/4". The condition is as crisp as the day it was made nearly 100 years ago. The colors blend perfectly together and the inclusion of a white row in each block makes it all even more fresh and crisp in appearance. The prairie point (folded triangles) border is a nice finishing edge. Measurements are 85 inches square to the tips of the triangles. Pennsylvania... Click for details

Amish Chinese Coins Quilt: Circa 1930; Oklahoma   $1,675  

This Amish Chinese Coins quilt was made by Mrs. John A. Yoder (Barbara) who was born in Aberdeen, Mississippi in 1885. In 1905 she moved to Oklahoma where this quilt was made about 1930. It was purchased in 1984 by David Pottinger, one of the early collectors and scholars about Amish quilts. Rarely does one have such specific information about the maker of an Amish quilt. In 1996 it was shown in the Fowler Museum of Cultural History. While Mrs. Yoder was not the finest quilter, she had a very... Click for details
Amish Chinese Coins Quilt: Circa 1930; Oklahoma
Patriotic Old Glory Flag Quilt: Circa 1918
  Patriotic Old Glory Flag Quilt: Circa 1918   $7,800

Nothing could be more of the moment than this patriotic flag quilt depicting Old Glory. It was most likely made either for the admission of Arizona into statehood on February 14, 1912 or during World War I which took place from 1914 - 1918. In either case, its timelessness remains. The quilt is beautifully executed with the stripes truly having the appearance of blowing in the wind. The flagpole is done with considerable detailing and the tassel wrapped around it is exceptional. Quilting is... Click for details

Indiana Amish Roman Stripe Quilt: Circa 1920   $2,400  

Stunning version of a Roman Stripe quilt done on an unusual dark brown ground. The quilt is almost all wool with occasional pieces of velvet and cotton sateen. The fabric of the maroon inner border is used throughout the quilt. Both borders are quilted with cable patterns and half wreaths in the interior. The backing is black cotton sateen. This quilt was illustrated in Patricia Coblentz and Robert Bishop's "New Discoveries in American Quilts" published in 1975. It was sold in 1988 by America... Click for details
Indiana Amish Roman Stripe Quilt: Circa 1920
Ohio Amish Star of the East Quilt; Circa 1920's
  Ohio Amish Star of the East Quilt; Circa 1920's   Sold

This most unusual Ohio Amish quilt might go by either the name Star of the East or North Star. In either case, the six point star presents a powerful image. It is especially dramatic done on a black ground with two shades of blue creating three dimensionality to the star. The quilt is in pristine condition. The black field is quilted with diagonal crosshatching, parallel lines and feathered wreaths. The royal blue inner border has oval leaves and fans in the outer border. Quilting with light... Click for details

Nine Patch and Octagons Quilt: Circa 1920; Maryland   $685.00  

This Nine Patch quilt actually forms two additional patterns. Triangles in the corners of the off blocks create Octagons and the joining of the peach triangles on diagonals creates an Hourglass pattern as well. The quilt is a beautiful shade of peach, not often seen. It is softer in color than appears on my monitor. It is nicely quilted with diamonds in the white octagons and diagonal lines in the triple border. Measurements are 80" x 90", workable on several size beds. Maryland origin; made... Click for details
Nine Patch and Octagons Quilt: Circa 1920; Maryland
Stencilled Album Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Stencilled Album Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $4,600

Nineteenth century stencilled quilts are true rarities. To find one made in the early 20th century is virtually unheard of.This amazing example is even more unusual for the fact that it is also an album quilt. It was made in Pennsylvania; circa 1920 during the Colonial Revival period. The soft tones reflect the popularity of light, pastel colors in decorating schemes of the era. The 72 blocks are primarily floral but they also include American eagles and owls. The quilt is in excellent,... Click for details

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