Catalogue: Quilts: Crib (67)


Four Stars Patchwork Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania   On Hold   

This crib quilt with groups of four Lemoyne Stars goes by either the name Four Stars Patchwork or Diamonds in the Corners. Setting the stars on point gives a nice swirling movement to the pattern. The quilt measures 32 1/2 inches square. It is in pristine, unwashed condition with the pencil marks still visible. It is quilted with diagonal lines. Pennsylvania origin; made circa 1880's.      
  
Four Stars Patchwork Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania
Amish Hole in the Barn Door Crib Quilt: Circa 1920; Indiana
  Amish Hole in the Barn Door Crib Quilt: Circa 1920; Indiana   $1,850

This Hole in the Barn Door Indiana Amish crib quilt was obviously treasured as it is as crisp and fresh as when it was made 100 years ago. A lengthy note sewn to the reverse describes its history. It was made by Fannie Miller (Hochstetler) who was born in Nappanee, Indiana in 1896. She made it for her son Harvey who was born October 1, 1922. When the quilt left the family, it was sold to David Pottinger, one of the earliest historians and collectors of midWest Amish quilts. The fabrics are... Click for details

Mennonite Log Cabin/Star Crib Quilt; Circa 1910   $975  

This unusual Mennonite Log Cabin crib quilt has an equally prominent secondary pattern of an Eight Pointed Star. The red center of each block is often believed to represent the fire in the hearth. The front of the quilt is made of wool with a cotton sateen backing. Condition is excellent. Measurements are 37" x 38"; made circa 1900. The border is an olive green/ brown color.
Mennonite Log Cabin/Star Crib Quilt; Circa 1910
One Patch  Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  One Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,285

The giant X makes a standout of this One Patch crib quilt. Within the One Patches are four Nine Patch blocks giving even more interest to the movement of the eye around the quilt. It is in pristine; unwashed condition. Measurements are 40 inches square. The use of a Bars pattern for the backing is indicative of the quilt's southeastern Pennsylvania origin. Made circa 1880.

Rose of Sharon Crib Quilt: Circa 1870;Pennsylvania   $1,600  

There are innumerable variations of the floral applique pattern. This comes closest to Rose of Sharon or Whig Rose but, as is often the case, it is not a standard pattern. Tulip shaped leaves coming from the central flower are an unusual touch. Most original are the appliques to either side of the central flower and the wonderful undulating appliqued border. The red is a solid color and green is a very fine calico print. The quilt is an unusual size - measuring 30" x 40 1/2". It is nicely... Click for details
Rose of Sharon Crib Quilt: Circa 1870;Pennsylvania
Amish Evening Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1920
  Amish Evening Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1920   $1,850

Richly colored, beautiful Evening Stars Amish crib quilt that is probably from Western Pennsylvania. The deep indigo ground perfectly offsets the salmon colored stars. The quilt is in pristine condition. Measurements are 37" x 44'. It is all cotton including the gray backing that is turned over to create the machine sewn binding. The quilting is all done by hand with a pattern of squares and diagonal lines in the border. Made circa 1920.

One Patch Youth Size Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $875  

This large size crib quilt might better be referred to as a youth quilt. It is an unusual size, measuring 54" x 46". It is comprised of beautiful, well blended brown prints from the 1870's and 1880's. It has a very light batting. Condition is excellent. Pennsylvania origin; last quarter of the 19th century.
One Patch Youth Size Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Barnraising Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Barnraising Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,675

This Barnraising Log Cabin crib quilt is the perfectly scaled down version of a pattern usually seen as a full size quilt. The crib measures 36 inches square with each block 5 inches in diameter. It is in unused, pristine condition with a beautiful variety of late 19th century printed fabrics. The center of each block and the border are the same solid red. The border is quilted in dark thread with a cable pattern. Lancaster, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania   $735  

Charming Pinwheels Crib Quilt done on a wonderful small scale. Each Pinwheel block measures 2 3/4 inches in diameter. The red Pinwheel blades really pop against the blue calico ground. The border is nicely quilted with a pattern of diamonds. The quilt has been washed in its lifetime and remains in very good condition. There is one small snag in the blue that is about the size of a pea but no other condition mentionables. The backing is a Bars pattern of the same red and blue fabrics used on the... Click for details
Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania
Hourglass Crib Quilt: Circa 1890
  Hourglass Crib Quilt: Circa 1890   $395

This Hourglass crib quilt can be seen as several different patterns. There is the diagonal design in which the indigo triangles make up the bow tie. Alternatively, the primary pattern can be seen as the indigo Four Patch with the light triangles making up the Hourglasses. The binding is the back turned over to the front. While every indication is that it has been this way for many years, it is odd that on one edge, pieces of each block seem to be cut off. This is visible in thumbnail... Click for details

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