Catalogue: Quilts: Crib (61)


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.      
  
Cross Roads Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  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.

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.
Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.
One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania
  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.

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".
Lancaster County Amish Bars Crib Quilt: Circa 1950
Tumbling Blocks Daybed Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Tumbling Blocks Daybed Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $695

Velvets make this Tumbling Blocks Pattern quilt even more alive than this pattern usually is. Wonderful diamond border makes a wonderful frame. Measures 38" x 80", probably made for a daybed. Great size to hang vertically in a stairwell or horizontally over a sofa or fireplace. Cotton sateen backing; both tied and quilted. Pristine condition; circa 1920. Pennsylvania origin.

Bricks Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland   $675  

Streamlined, perhaps original pattern that I have termed Bricks, for want of a more proper name. Wonderfully abstract in its simplicity. Nicely quilted including concentric half circles in the border that are a terrific contrast to the geometry of the rest of the quilting as well as the pieced pattern. Measures 40" x 55"; excellent condition. Maryland origin.
Bricks Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland
Cats Crib Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Cats Crib Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $450

What could be more appealing than this Cats crib quilt pattern? Does the fact that there are nine of them relate to the traditional notion of cats having nine lives? Nicely embroidered with details including a collar on each animal. Cable quilting in the border and concentric diamonds throughout interior. Pristine condition. Colors softer that in photos. Measures 35" x 36". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.

Maple Leaf Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $695  

Wonderful tiny scale to each block of this Maple Leaf crib comforter. Beautiful variety of early fabrics. Tied, rather than quilted. Fabrics are in excellent condition. Has not been washed and has a subtle dark spot visible in photos along the bottom. Measures 39" x 55". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
Maple Leaf Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Embroidered Botanical Crib Quilt: Circa 1900; Pa.
  Embroidered Botanical Crib Quilt: Circa 1900; Pa.   $685

Embroidered botanical crib quilt shows eight different types of flowers as well as crescent moons. Excellent condition; professionally laundered. Well quilted and embroidered. Measures 37" x 40"; circa 1900. Pennsylvania origin.

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