Catalogue: Quilts (528)


Starburst Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,650   

Extremely bold and dramatic Starburst quilt. This pattern is far more rare than the traditional eight point star. Wonderful assortment of 1870's fabrics. Machine quilted; double rows of stitching outline the pieced diamonds and are carried through on the blue ground. Measures 96" square; Pennsylvania origin.      
  
Starburst Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
King's Star Crib Quilt: Circa 1930
  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".

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.
Cheater's Cloth Crib Quilt: Circa 1880
Amish London Roads Quilt: Dated 1922
  Amish London Roads Quilt: Dated 1922   $4,500

Pristine, unwashed Amish London Roads quilt; probably from Ohio. Multi colors set on a deep blue background. Quilted in inner light blue border are the initials ALM. Also quilted was the the date Feb. 24, 1922; someone pulled out the stitches but the date is still visible. Very well quilted; all cotton. Measures 70" x 72".

Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,585  

Exquisitely small scale of the pieces make this Tumbling Blocks Quilt a true gem. Each block measures a mere 1 1/16" to a side. Very good condition; a few small mends are visible upon close inspection. Made of a nice variety of lightweight wools. Backing is cotton; a navy blue frame surrounds a red rectangle. Measures 52" x 72"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1870.
Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Cake Stand Baskets Crib Quilt: Ca. 1880; Maine
  Cake Stand Baskets Crib Quilt: Ca. 1880; Maine   $925

Cake Stand Baskets Crib Quilt on an intense indigo printed ground. Baskets are a nice variety of late 19th century fabrics. Slight water staining in one of the light tan blocks; all else in fine condition. Nice striped backing visible in last thumbnail photo. Measures 30" x 36". Maine origin; circa 1880.

Monkey Wrench Crib Quilt: Circa 1920   $725  

Monkey Wrench (aka Churn Dash) pattern crib quilt that is wonderfully scaled to size. Each block measures 4 1/4" to a side. Beautiful shade of blue. Professionally laundered; nicely quilted. Measures 35" x 48"; circa 1920.
Monkey Wrench Crib Quilt: Circa 1920
Streak of Lightning Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.
  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.

Thousand Pyramids Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $2,850  

An amazing version of Thousand Pyramids quilt that in which the triangles forms multiple patterns of light and dark squares. Larger triangle border of a fabric used throughout the quilt makes the perfect frame. Pristine condition; freshly laundered; wonderful fabrics. Measures 80" a 84"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1880.
Thousand Pyramids Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Star Of Bethlehem Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
  Star Of Bethlehem Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania   $1,875

Dramatic Star of Bethlehem quilt with beautiful printed fabrics on a solid white ground. Surrounding stars set in squares are an unusual variation. Quilted mostly with patterns of circles that are a nice contrast to the straight lines of the pieced pattern. Professionally laundered; pristine condition. Measures 84" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1860.

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