Catalogue: Quilts: Crib (62)


Baskets Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,650   

Several features make this Baskets Crib Quilt especially appealing. The Baskets are well scaled, measuring just 4 inches tall. The scalloped border is something not often seen in 19th century quilts. The triple diagonal sashing adds nice movement enhanced by the diamonds and squares in the border. Measurements are 42" in width and 41" in length. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Made circa 1880's; Pennsylvania origin.      
  
Baskets Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Applique Crib Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
  Applique Crib Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania   Sold

To the best of my knowledge, this appliqued and reverse appliqued crib quilt is an original pattern. Imaginative as well as literal leaves surround a large central motif. The quilt is professionally mounted on a stretcher that measures 42 1/2 inches square. Cleverly, it is hinged and can be folded in half for ease of transportation. The colors have an overall softness to them. The quilt is illustrated on page 63 of Sandi Fox's Revised edition of "Small Endearments", a copy of which is... Click for details

Scottie Dog Button and Embroidered Picture: Circa 1930   $295  

This charming Scottie Dog textile would be equally appealing as a table mat or wall hanging. The dog is outlined with red thread and has cross stitching throughout the body and multiple borders. The background and dog's collar are comprised of a variety of buttons in shades of brown and taupe. The background is a heavy cotton. The piece measures 22" x 36". It has a sleeve sewn for hanging. Made circa 1930's.
Scottie Dog Button and Embroidered Picture: Circa 1930
Tumblers Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Massachusetts
  Tumblers Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Massachusetts   $725

This Tumblers pattern crib quilt has a nice variety of fabrics and a good choice of a black and white thin stripe to separate the rows and create an inner border. The outer border of Chinese Coins is well done with an interesting use of triangles for corner blocks. The quilt was documented in the Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project. Made circa 1880's. Measurements are 32" x 40"; excellent condition..

Central Applique Crib Quilt with Tulips: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   Sold  

The maker of this applique crib quilt combined several floral elements that do not grow together in nature. The central element is difficult to name but it is surrounded by crisscrossed tulips and has oak leaves in the border. Regardless of the liberties she took (or perhaps because of them), the maker created a wonderful composition. The strong center is filled out well with the tulips and the border with curved elements and oak leaves could not be more graceful. It is hand quilted with... Click for details
Central Applique Crib Quilt with Tulips: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Feathered Star Crib Quilt: Circa 1840; Pennsylvania
  Feathered Star Crib Quilt: Circa 1840; Pennsylvania   $3,850

This stunning Feathered Stars crib quilt has the additional feature of being reversible. The front side is a group of both Feathered and Evening Stars in a wonderful variety of red prints. They are set on a solid glazed blue cotton. The front is in spotless condition. The reverse is a triangles pattern done with two different prints (one with a glaze) and the same solid blue as on the other side. There is one smudge in the center diamond. The quilt measures 42" x 43 1/2". Pennsylvania origin;... Click for details

Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1910;Pennsylvania   $695  

I am taking the liberty of naming this unusual pattern as Feathered Pinwheels. The four blocks in the center are a traditional Pinwheel but the addition of triangles around it create something new. Placement of the triangles creates an overall diamond pattern in addition. The quilt is made of a small white on blue print. It is very nicely quilted with feathers throughout. It has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 32" x 34". Pennsylvania origin; circa... Click for details
Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1910;Pennsylvania
Nine Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1870
  Nine Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1870   $585

This Nine Patch crib quilt is delicate in every way. It has lovely, soft colors. The center of each Nine Patch block has the same oval wreath of flowers. The sashing is a lacey printed design. It is folded in half to create the border. The crib is machine quilted. The fabrics are strong and in excellent condition. Measurements are 28 1/2" x 34". Probably New England origin; circa 1870's.

Nine Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania   $575  

This Nine Patch crib quilt is simultaneously crude and sophisticated. It is a basic pattern made with an unusual color palette. The consistently white centers surrounded by irregular placement of calico gives it a nice, irregular twinkle. Measurements are 31 1/2" x 38 1/2". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880's. Slight fraying to the binding in some places but no other condition issues. The backing is cotton muslin.
Nine Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania
Mariner's Compass Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Mariner's Compass Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $4,500

This stunning Mariner's Compass crib quilt is unlike any other I've seen in terms of color palette as well as design. The central Compass is framed with quarter Compasses and a triangle border. Quilting follows the pieced blocks. The quilt is from the Asherman Family of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania ( Franklin County). It is professionally mounted on a stretcher that is wired to be hung either horizontally or vertically. The green is more vibrant than appears on my monitor. If you would like to... Click for details

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