Catalogue: Quilts: 20th Century (114)


Pots of Tulips Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $435   

This Pots of Tulips quilt is an interesting contrast in that it is sophisticated in design while crude in execution. Sinuous stems are different in each block. Appliqued circles in each pot and atop the lavender flowers are wonderful abstract design. Partially appliqued by machine. Measures 69" x 82";Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1930.      
  
Pots of Tulips Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Kansas Troubles Quilt: Circa 1910; Pennsylvania
  Kansas Troubles Quilt: Circa 1910; Pennsylvania   $735

Very bouncy Kansas Troubles (aka Sawtooth) pattern quilt that is done in solid colors giving it added spark. Additional small triangles at each intersection create Bowtie and Pinwheel patterns. Well quilted in two alternating designs. Freshly washed and spotless. Measures 72" x 82"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1910.

Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1910; Pa.   $875  

Straight Furrows Log Cabin pattern with two unusual features: the center of each log is divided on the diagonal adding intensity to the furrows; and the color scheme is out of the ordinary. The blacks and grays are not often seen in such predominance with the other colors chosen for this quilt. Unwashed condition; flawless with the exception of two small, old and well done patches on the border that are visible in the last thumbnail photo. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1910. Measures 74" square.
Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1910; Pa.
Sunbonnet Sue Quilt: Dated 1932; Pennsylvania
  Sunbonnet Sue Quilt: Dated 1932; Pennsylvania   $975

Who can imagine a Sunbonnet Sue quilt cuter than this with the girls chatting over the garden gate? To the best of my knowledge, this is an original rendition of a popular pattern. Excellent condition; well quilted. Dated 1932. Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Measures 65" x 76".

Sail Boats Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $725  

Pristine, unwashed Sailboats quilt done in a lovely blend of soft tones arranged to form diagonal bands of color The pink fabric is chambray; some of the blue and green prints are polished cotton. Reverses to pink and white bars; equally usable on either side. Circa 1930; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 77" square.
Sail Boats Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Cats with Bowties Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Cats with Bowties Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $675

What could be cuter than these Cats with Bowties? Summer spread of a top and back without batting. Two small tan marks are visible in close-ups. Aside from them, condition is excellent. Measures 77" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.

Grapes Quilt: Circa 1920; Vermont origin   $695  

What an airy, graceful pattern full of wonderful quilting; delicate embroidered tendrils and stuffed applique grapes. Excellent condition. Measures 65" x 89".
Grapes Quilt: Circa 1920; Vermont origin
Pinwheel Stars Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Pinwheel Stars Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $445

This Touching Stars pattern is a bit out of the ordinary because of the Pinwheels within each central block. A variety of striped fabrics add further interest to the several compatible blues and grey. Excellent condition. Measures 72" square. Pennsylvania origin; $445.

Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1920; Maryland   $695  

Many features make this a very well executed version of a Double Nine Patch pattern. The blocks are postage stamp size. Each piece of the Nine Patch measures barely one inch. It is very nicely quilted with a variety of patterns. The colors are well placed with reds consistently making up the center. In addition to the Double Nine Patch pattern, it is laid out so that one gets a diagonal chain effect as well. Has been professionally washed. Measures 78" x 92"; Maryland origin; $695.
Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1920; Maryland
Lily Quilt: Circa 1930
  Lily Quilt: Circa 1930   $695

Soft and soothing are the words that best describe this unusual Lily pattern. The background color is a beautiful shade of lavender. Very well quilted, appliqued and embroidered. Professionally washed; binding was replaced some time in its life. Measures 74" x 88"; $695.

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