Catalogue: Quilts (523)


Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Md.   $485   

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul doll quilt that is both quilted and tied. Both the colors and pattern itself give this a terrific positive/negative effect. Pink is cotton and the black is velvet. Excellent condition. Professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 11 1/2" x 15 1/4". Maryland origin; circa 1920.      
  
Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Md.
Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
  Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania   $1,675

Unusual set up of Variable Stars quilt pattern arranged in strips alternating with plain Bars. Wonderful fabrics which date from the 1840's - 1860's. Pristine, unwashed condition. Interesting quilting pattern of thistles set at right angles to the long Bars. Measures 73" x 80". Lebanon County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1860. A real gem for lovers of early fabrics.

One Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1940   $185  

This is one of the smallest doll quilts I've seen. It was most likely made for use in a doll house. It measures 4 1/2" x 5 1/2"; done all of cotton ginghams. The colors are well place to give this little gem a nice abstract quality in addition to the One Patch pattern. Excellent condition. Machine quilted around the edge; circa 1940.
One Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1940
Nine Patch Crib Quilt/Wild Goose Chase: Ca.1920;Pa.
  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.

Rooster Quilt: Circa 1898; Pennsylvania origin   Inquire for Price  

This unique Rooster quilt is truly something to crow about. It is made entirely of 1 inch squares. The background is cotton; the rooster's body is primarily velvet with some wool. In addition to being quilted, the rooster's body is also tied which I believe is meant to give the effect of feathers. The forty five star flag dates the quilt to the time period between 1896 and 1908. The light squares toward the bottom look like letters and possibly a number but I am not clearly able to decipher... Click for details
Rooster Quilt: Circa 1898; Pennsylvania origin
Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt on Square: Ca. 1880; Pa.
  Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt on Square: Ca. 1880; Pa.   $3,200

Richly colored Barnraising Log Cabin quilt on Square done in beautiful wool challis fabrics. Solids and prints are well placed to make the various frames especially prominent. Excellent condition; measures 78" x 92". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

Miniature Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.   $5,850  

Exquisitely miniaturized Evening Stars Quilt in which each star block measures just 2 1/4" to a side. Beautifully planned to create diagonal lines of color. Each of the borders is quilted with a different pattern, beginning with hearts in the chocolate brown. Mint, unwashed condition. Measures 84" square. Oley, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
Miniature Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.
Nine Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Nine Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $195

Nine Patch Doll Quilt done in a soft, creamy pink. Excellent condition. What may appear to be slight discoloration is actually the use of two different white fabrics. Machine quilted; measures 19 1/2" x 24". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.

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.
Hourglass Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Jacob's Ladder Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Jacob's Ladder Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,675

While not technically a Jacob's Ladder pattern, this unusual quilt is closest to the pattern by that name. Elegantly quilted with wreaths in each of the off blocks. Nice variety of late 19th century indigo prints. Sawtooth border makes the perfect frame. Body of the quilt is in perfect condition; very slight fraying on the binding. Measures 70" x 72"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1880.

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