Catalogue: Quilts: Crib (59)


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.      
  
Sailboats Cradle Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.
LeMoyne Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1900
  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.

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.
Chinese Coins and Wild Goose Chase Crib Quilt:1926
Double Hourglass Crib Quilt: Dated 1900; Pa.
  Double Hourglass Crib Quilt: Dated 1900; Pa.   $595

This Double Hourglass crib quilt is more complex than it may first appear. The white triangles are set in four indigo diamond shaped blocks. The sawtooth border and four patch corner blocks are a good juxtaposition to the indigo ground. Each corner has an embroidered initial and the date 1900. Measures 28 1/2" square; very good condition. Pennsylvania origin.

Cotton Crazy Crib Quilt with Embroidered message:1885   $3,200  

Embroidered in the blocks of this unique crib quilt is the following message: Your childhood years, they will soon be over And your school days, then all will be... May health, wealth and happiness be your lot As long as your life shall last. Your Grandma has made this spread for your feet And decked it with colors all bright And when you are warmly tucked into your bed Then think of your Grandma - Good night. Harriet S. Smith, Aged 69 June 11th, 1885 Westford, Mass. Detail photos... Click for details
Cotton Crazy Crib Quilt with Embroidered message:1885
Four Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Four Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $695

This Four Patch Crib Quilt is dense with color. It is made with a wonderful grouping of late 19th century fabrics. Excellent condition. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Measures 45 1/2" square.

Nine Patch Crib Quilt/Wild Goose Chase: Ca.1920;Pa.   $650  

This Nine Patch Crib Quilt must have been made by someone with a droll sense of humor. The centers utilize printed fabric with geese and the entire piece is framed by a Wild Goose Chase border. I prefer to think this was not coincidence. Unused condition; has several tiny spots that I do not think merit laundering. Quilted with diagonal lines. Utilizes several different blue fabrics. Measures 36" x 37". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.
Nine Patch Crib Quilt/Wild Goose Chase: Ca.1920;Pa.
Hourglass Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Hourglass Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $475

Hourglass (aka Bowtie) pattern crib quilt done with a wonderful light and dark design creating strong diagonals. Pristine, unwashed condition. Light weight as it has no batting. Measures 33" x 34". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

King's Star Crib Quilt: Circa 1930   $495  

Perky King's Star Crib Quilt with quintessential 1930's fabrics, many of which are feedsacks. Unusual construction in that it is quilted and seems to have batting but has an additional white cotton backing that appears to be original. Professionally laundered; pristine condition. Measures 31 1/2" x 32 1/2".
King's Star Crib Quilt: Circa 1930
Cheater's Cloth Crib Quilt: Circa 1880
  Cheater's Cloth Crib Quilt: Circa 1880   $950

Unique Cheater's Cloth Crib Quilt in pristine, unwashed condition. This printed patchwork has many of the iconic images of Victorian Crazy Quilts - fan, spiderweb,horseshoe, butterfly and bird. In addition, it has several children at play. Measures 34" x 40": Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1880.

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