Catalogue: Quilts (531)


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.      
  
Cake Stand Baskets Crib Quilt: Ca. 1880; Maine
Monkey Wrench Crib Quilt: Circa 1920
  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.

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.
Thousand Pyramids Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  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.

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.
Star Of Bethlehem Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
Fabric Silhouette: Circa 1860
  Fabric Silhouette: Circa 1860   $695

Rare fabric silhouette of a full body male. Done in silk and velvet on wool. Fabric of hat was cleverly chosen to resemble beaver. Initially, I thought this was a needle case but realized that it has no function other than the pleasure of it. Probably done about 1860 but a person more familiar with costume might say earlier. Professionally mounted on stretcher that measures 11" x 14".

Cake Stand Baskets Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $635.00  

Lovely Cake Stand Baskets quilt done in soft pastels of the 1930's. Nicely planned with solid colors for the body of the baskets and prints on the bases and tops. Very good, unwashed condition. Measures 84" square; Pennsylvania origin.
Cake Stand Baskets Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Mennonite Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Mennonite Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $975

Solid color Straight Furrows Log Cabin quilt done in solid color, lightweight wools. Backing is printed cotton. Rich colors accented with red centers make for a particularly striking pattern. Measures 70" x 71"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1880.

Full Moon Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,695  

After considerable searching, I discovered that the name of this unusual quilt pattern is Full Moon. It combines the great positive/negative qualities of the Mill Wheel pattern with additional, larger circles. The bold zig zag border is a wonderful counterpoint to the round shapes of the body of the quilt. Professionally laundered; pristine condition. Measures 72" x 76"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1870.
Full Moon Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Diamonds in Squares Quilt: Circa 1920
  Diamonds in Squares Quilt: Circa 1920   Sold

This pink and green Diamonds in Squares quilt is the color palette of the gemstone, watermelon tourmaline. Striped and checked fabrics add to the complexity of the quilt. Perfectly balanced with half squares creating a border. Excellent condition; wool with cotton backing. Tied rather than quilted. Measures 68" x 72"; circa 1920.

page:      1 10 18 26 33 34 35 36 37 41 45 49 54