Catalogue: Quilts (510)


Cotton Crazy/ Stars Quilt: Circa 1880   $1,095   

Unique combination of a Cotton Crazy quilt with unusual Stars. Dramatically set in a contrasting grid and border. Excellent condition; terrific assortment of late 1880's fabrics. Measures 72" x 84". New England origin.      
  
Cotton Crazy/ Stars Quilt: Circa 1880
Framed Center Medallion Quilt: Circa 1870; Maryland
  Framed Center Medallion Quilt: Circa 1870; Maryland   $1,085

Brilliantly conceived and crudely executed Framed Center Medallion quilt. Incorporates Turkey Tracks center and Maple Leaves in multiple borders. Excellent condition. Measures 70" x 84"; Maryland origin. Circa 1870. Definitely one of a kind.

Silk Log Cabin Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.   $450  

A perfect miniature, wonderfully designed and crafted silk Log Cabin doll quilt, a rare find. Terrific combination of solid, striped and printed fabrics. Much more complex design than usually seen in a doll quilt. Measures 24" square; circa 1920. Excellent condition; Pennsylvania origin.
Silk Log Cabin Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.
Garden Maze Quilt with Stars; Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Garden Maze Quilt with Stars; Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $875

Unusual combination of Garden Maze with Evening Star patterns. Strong design done in a lovely, soft shade of pink. Professionally laundered. Measures 70" x 80"; excellent condition. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.

Abstract Baskets Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.   $695  

Whether or not this was meant as a Baskets pattern is subject to opinion; whether or not it is wonderful design is not. Looks equally good when viewed from any direction. Strong diagonal design of the pieced patern is accentuated by quilting in diagonal lines. Excellent condition; professionally laundered. Measures 72" x 86". Circa 1930; Pennsylvania origin.
Abstract Baskets Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.
Amish Jacob's Ladder Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Amish Jacob's Ladder Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $1,095

Unusual center medallion arrangement of the Jacob's Ladder pattern. This Amish quilt is from Somerset County, Pennsylvania. The format of the quilt was most likely influenced by the center diamond and square patterns of the Lancaster County Amish. Wool fabrics; measures 72" x 82". Crude quilting but great graphics. Excellent condition; circa 1930.

Mariner's Compass Quilt: Circa 1880; Lancaster Co.,Pa.   $1,435  

Mariner's Compass quilt done in the most typical of eastern Pennsylvania ( Lancaster County, in this case) calico fabrics. Interesting use of the diamond inner border usually seen in Lancaster County Amish quilts. Fabrics are all strong and intact; several very light stains are not obtrusive. Measures 87" square; circa 1880. A well made example of a pattern that is very difficult to execute.
Mariner's Compass Quilt: Circa 1880; Lancaster Co.,Pa.
Carpenter's Square Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
  Carpenter's Square Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $875

Bold Carpenter's Square pattern quilt that is rather amazingly contemporary looking for it's 100 plus years of age. Excellent condition with one small spot on the red that is in a corner (about the size of a quarter. I've not tried to remove it at it is rather inconspicuous). Solid red fabric on a ground of tiny black dots. Measures 80" square; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1890.

Four Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $625  

Pristine, unwashed Four Patch Crib quilt or Cradle Quilt. Interesting in that the indigo is the only fabric repeated in the four Four Patch blocks. Wonderful scale and colors. Measures 22 1/4" x 23"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1880.
Four Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Starflowers Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Starflowers Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,985

Probably a unique Starflower quilt pattern. On first glance, it looks like a Carolina Lily but in reality, it is much more unusual. Solid colors set on double blue calico seen most often in southeastern Pennsylvania. Binding repeats the red of the stars and creates a wonderful narrow frame. Unwashed condition; circa 1880. Measures 85" square.

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