Catalogue: Quilts: Crib (56)


Streak of Lightning Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.   $550   

Streak of Lightning Crib Quilt in pink and green calico so popular in late 19th century Pennsylvania. Colors have softened some with washing. Front is in very good condition; some breaks in the wonderful printed paisley backing visible in last thumbnail photo. Measures 35" x 40"; circa 1870. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin.      
  
Streak of Lightning Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.
Nine Patch in Bars Crib Quilt: Ca. 1880; Wisconsin
  Nine Patch in Bars Crib Quilt: Ca. 1880; Wisconsin   $985

Crib quilt with unusual arrangement of Nine Patch set in Bars. Orange centers add just the right zing to this charming piece. Nicely quilted with extremely tiny stitches. Front is in excellent condition; a small area of wear on the back does not come through to the front. Measures 29" x 39". Circa 1880; Wisconsin origin.

Delectable Mountains Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.   $2,875  

Outstanding, rare pattern of a Delectable Mountains crib quilt done in one of southeast Pennsylvania's favorite color combinations. Well pieced and quilted. Unwashed condition; water marks on back do not show through to the front. Berks County, Pennsylvania; circa 1870.
Delectable Mountains Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.
Variable Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Variable Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $975

Early Variable Stars Crib Quilt done with a nice assembly of calico prints. The center four stars, all in the same materials, form a center medallion. Nicely quilted. The front is in very good condition. Damage to the back, visible in thumbnail photos, does not go through to the front. Measures 41" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.

Economy Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $725  

Pristine condition Economy Patch Crib Quilt. Diagonal grid gives the piece a lots of movement. Because it is square in size, It would be especially effective if displayed on point. Nice variety of fabrics with an especially unusual one used for the border. Measures 41" square; circa 1890. Pennsylvania origin.
Economy Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
Cross Roads Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Cross Roads Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $775

Cross Roads Crib Quilt done with unusual prints in a very sophisticated color palette. Each of the light color fabrics depicts nail heads in red and black. Symmetrically arranged to create the appearance of a grid in the center that seems to be underneath the criss cross of each block. Unwashed condition confirmed on the back by remnants of the paper label from the fabric bolt. Has several light smudges. Measures 42" square; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1890.

Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $2,675  

This Irish Chain Crib Quilt has it all. The pattern and scale are wonderful. The condition is immaculate. The fabrics could not be better - including the cheater's cloth (printed patchwork) backing. Dates circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 32" square.
Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.
  Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.   $595

Absolutely charming crib quilt that is a miniaturized version of Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam. Each dress and shirt is a different fabric. Pristine, unwashed condition. Nicely quilted. Backing fabric of sailboats is equally interesting to use as a wholecloth quilt. Measures 45" x 54". Pennsylvania origin; 1930's.

One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania   $475  

Crib Quilt consisting of Bars filled with One Patches. Excellent, unwashed condition. Top was made circa 1890 and, based upon the backing, probably quilted in the 1930's. Pieces such as these that are completed a generation later are called Mother-Daughter quilts but do not refer to family relations. Measures 48" x 52"; Pennsylvania origin.
One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Amish Bars Crib Quilt: Circa 1950
  Lancaster County Amish Bars Crib Quilt: Circa 1950   $450

Most unusual to have a genuine Lancaster County Amish Bars Crib quilt, but particularly as late as 1950. Fabrics are a combination of rayon and wool knit. Subtle, clearly intentional difference in the bars. The outer two are wider and a different fabric than the central two. Measures 29" x 34".

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