Catalogue: Quilts (511)


Gambler's Choice Quilt: Circa 1960   $2,900   

This is certainly a one of a kind quilt made for the card playing or craps playing gambler. The green fabric is also reminiscent of the top of a pool table. Dice are shown in the corners as well as the inner medallion. Hearts, spades, diamonds and clubs surround them. This is the ultimate crossover quilt with traditional star and tumbling blocks patterns as well as the gambling theme. Measures 80" square. Clever use of polka dot fabric for binding and backing that continues the dice theme.... Click for details      
  
Gambler's Choice Quilt: Circa 1960
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.
  Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.   $625

Striking Log Cabin quilt that makes several light and dark patterns. Consistent use of solid colored red and blue give the quilt lots of zing. It is as crisp and pristine as the day it was made in the 1920's. The backing is made of large blocks of solid color pastels. Measurements are 76" square; Pennsylvania origin.

One Patch Bars Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland   $650  

This country quilt has a bit more sophistication than most. The blocks filled with One Patches are set so that there are diagonal lines of color. Bars between the blocks are solid color red while the border is a small print very close in color. Excellent condition; short green Bars between the blocks started as a darker color but have faded uniformly to a soft green. Measures 66" x 70". Frederick County, Maryland origin; circa 1880.
One Patch Bars Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland
Six Point Stars Doll Quilt: Dated 1934; Delaware
  Six Point Stars Doll Quilt: Dated 1934; Delaware   $475

Very finely made Six Point Stars doll quilt with an unusual feature. Both the border and backing are half blue print and half pink. Not sure whether it was for a boy or girl? Measurements are 18" x 20". Unwashed condition as perfect as the day it was made in 1934. Delaware origin.

Carpenter's Wheel Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.   $595  

This 1930's quilt densely combines several patterns but because the colors are soft, it is not overwhelming. In between the Carpenter's Square Blocks (aka Broken Star) are Four Patches. The wonderful candystripe border; four patch and LeMoyne stars are all the same solid pink and blue fabrics. The arms of the outer stars are made from a nice selection of feedsack prints. The quilt measures 72" square. It is in excellent condition; nicely quilted with cable pattern in the border. Pennsylvania... Click for details
Carpenter's Wheel Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.
Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1880's: Maryland
  Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1880's: Maryland   $675

Variable Stars quilt done on a double pink ground. The stars are done with a nice selection of printed fabrics and a pleasing scale. Each block is 4 1/2" in diameter. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. Backing is plain muslin. Quilted with chevrons in the border and intersecting diagonal lines in the body of the quilt. Measurements are 66" x 84". Walkersville, Maryland origin (Frederick County); Circa 1890

Postage Stamp Quilt: Circa 1890; Maryland   $1,450  

Postage Stamp quilt with a wide variety of late 19th century fabrics. The two borders most likely date to the late 1880's or 90's. Alternating the printed blocks with white ones gives the overall pattern a nice twinkle. It is in excellent, unwashed condition. The borders are quilted in a chevron pattern and the body of the quilt with diamonds. The back is plain muslin. Measurements are 70" x 79". Walkersville, Maryland (Frederick County) origin.
Postage Stamp Quilt: Circa 1890; Maryland
Wild Goose Chase Quilt: Maryland; Circa 1890
  Wild Goose Chase Quilt: Maryland; Circa 1890   $875

Pattern; color and scale are combined in this Wild Goose Chase Quilt to make a very bold statement. The quilt is in pristine; un-used condition. It is from Walkersville, Maryland (Frederick County); circa 1890. Measurements are 71" x 84". The pattern is equally effective whether shown vertically or horizontally.

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.

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