Catalogue: Quilts: Crib (56)


Pair of Streak of Lightning Pillow Cases: Ca. 1830; Pa.   $935   

This is one of the finest and earliest pairs of pillow cases I have had the pleasure to own. They Streak of Lightning is a pattern rarely seen in pillow cases. They are in excellent condition with beautiful fabrics and hand crocheted lace on the edges. Measurements are 17 1/2" x 31" including edging. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1830's.      
  
Pair of Streak of Lightning Pillow Cases: Ca. 1830; Pa.
Hourglass And Bars Crib Quilt: Ca. 1890; Pa.
  Hourglass And Bars Crib Quilt: Ca. 1890; Pa.   $1,450

This Hourglass Crib Quilt on a striped ground is an unusual but very successful pairing of patterns. The choice of satin fabrics is also out of the ordinary. It is in pristine condition and is mounted on a stretcher measuring 31" x 31 1/2". It is very effective as an abstract design both vertically or horizontally. Made in Pennsylvania; circa 1890.

Single Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Missouri   $725  

It is interesting that this Irish Chain is actually created totally with Improved Nine Patch blocks. Positioning them as the maker did makes for a lovely diagonal Single Irish Chain. The same red squares were turned on point to create a very effective diamond border. Quilted with patterns of diamonds. Measurements are 36" x 44". Columbia, Missouri origin; circa 1880.
Single Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Missouri
Delectable Mountains Crib Quilt: Circa 1860
  Delectable Mountains Crib Quilt: Circa 1860   $475

This Delectable Mountains crib quilt is done in an unusual and clever way. Using the same blocks in alternating red and white and abutting them as she did, creates an entirely new image. It is well quilted with small squares in the white blocks and diagonal lines in the border. The red has softened from multiple washings in its 150 year lifetime but it remains a strong pattern. Measurements are 36 1/2" x 43".

Evening Stars Crib Quilt" Circa 1860; Pa.   $1,275  

What initially appears to be a straight forward Evening Stars crib quilt actually forms an additional pattern. The consistent use of the same white with printed brown triangles forming the points of the stars also makes an Hourglass pattern surrounding a center diamond in a square. The rich brown fabrics blend well with the blue/green corner blocks. Quilted with circles in the small triangles and four lobed leaves in the off blocks. Measurements are 44 1/2" x 45 1/2". Lancaster County,... Click for details
Evening Stars Crib Quilt
Delectable Mountains Crib Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.
  Delectable Mountains Crib Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.   $1,285

Finely quilted Delectable Mountains crib quilt from the 1920's. The blue is more of a cornflower shade than may appear on the monitor. The Wild Goose Chase border is a clever way of continuing the triangle theme with a different, compatible pattern. Freshly laundered; excellent condition. Pennsylvania origin.

Diamonds Crib Quilt: Ca. 1850   $1,095  

Light and dark colors beautifully highlight the diagonal diamond pattern of this early crib quilt. It is made of beautiful printed fabrics on both front and back. Probably New England origin; made circa 1850. Measurements are 27" x 30"; excellent condition.
Diamonds Crib Quilt: Ca. 1850
Sailboats Cradle Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.
  Sailboats Cradle Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.   $325

Charming Sailboats cradle quilt set on a blue field reminiscent of water and/ or the sky. Printed fabrics include feedsacks. Excellent condition; nicely quilted including a cable throughout the border. Measures 20" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.

LeMoyne Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1900   $1,095  

Red and blue LeMoyne Stars crib quilt made even more charming by the quilted inscription "Grandma's Darling". Finely quilted with patterns of small squares. Measures 36" x 43". Three striped borders continue the patriotic theme. Excellent condition with very slight wear to a small part of the binding.
LeMoyne Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1900
Chinese Coins and Wild Goose Chase Crib Quilt:1926
  Chinese Coins and Wild Goose Chase Crib Quilt:1926   $1,400

This richly colored crib quilt effectively combines both Chinese Coins and Wild Goose Chase patterns. It is probably made mostly of men's silk and satin neckties with a cotton sateen backing. On the back is written "Made by Mrs. D. Gardner for Eola 1926. ". It measures 37" x 50" and can be hung either vertically or horizontally. Excellent condition; Pennsylvania origin.

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