Catalogue: Quilts: Crib (66)


Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880;Pennsylvania   $2,400   

This single Log Cabin crib quilt could not be more dramatic. The diminishing size of the logs as they go toward the center focuses the eye and gives a lot of depth. Repetition of the solid colors used in the border and the interior adds to the cohesion of the design. The quilt is in pristine, unwashed condition. Measurements are 39" x 41". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.      
  
Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880;Pennsylvania
Ohio Amish Hole in the Barn Door Doll Quilt: Circa 1920
  Ohio Amish Hole in the Barn Door Doll Quilt: Circa 1920   $625

This Ohio Amish Hole in the Barn Door is large for a doll quilt. It measures 18" x 22 1/2". Some would call this size a cradle quilt. Regardless of how one labels it, the quilt is charming. Each block is nicely scaled at 2 3/4" in diameter. It is hand quilted with postage stamp size squares in white thread. The binding is done by machine as is often the case with Amish quilts.The backing is the same blue fabric as used on the front. Condition is excellent. Ohio origin; circa 1920.

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.
One Patch  Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Rose of Sharon Crib Quilt: Circa 1870;Pennsylvania
  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

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.
Amish Evening Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1920
One Patch Youth Size Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  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.

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.
Barnraising Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania
  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

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
Hourglass Crib Quilt: Circa 1890
Lone Star Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Lone Star Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $485

This Lone Star (aka Texas Star or Star of Bethlehem) doll quilt is a terrific miniature. Rarely does one see a small one in this pattern. The quilt measures 23 1/2 inches square. Because it is square, it would look especially good if hung on point. It is well quilted with floral medallions in the corners around the Star; cable in the pink border and diagonal lines in the outer border. The front is in spotless condition. There are scattered small orange spots on the back that do not show... Click for details

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