Catalogue: Quilts (470)


Cats with Bowties Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $675   

What could be cuter than these Cats with Bowties? Summer spread of a top and back without batting. Two small tan marks are visible in close-ups. Aside from them, condition is excellent. Measures 77" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.      
  
Cats with Bowties Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Ca.1870; Pa.
  Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Ca.1870; Pa.   $1,275

Dramatic version of a Log Cabin Straight Furrows pattern done primarily in wool challis with a few logs in silk. Beautiful fabrics on the front as well as the back which is also pieced. Excellent condition. Circa 1870; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 80" x 90".

Grapes Quilt: Circa 1920; Vermont origin   $695  

What an airy, graceful pattern full of wonderful quilting; delicate embroidered tendrils and stuffed applique grapes. Excellent condition. Measures 65" x 89".
Grapes Quilt: Circa 1920; Vermont origin
Twentyfive Patch/Chain Quilt: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania
  Twentyfive Patch/Chain Quilt: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania   $2,450

This early Twentyfive Patch pattern is done with a masterful use of fabrics and color. The dark brown corners of each meet to form an additional Four Patch, all done with some of the most lush, unusual fabrics that I have seen. Very good quilting. Has been professionally laundered with several tiny spots remaining. Measures 75" x 78". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1850.

Pinwheel Stars Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $445  

This Touching Stars pattern is a bit out of the ordinary because of the Pinwheels within each central block. A variety of striped fabrics add further interest to the several compatible blues and grey. Excellent condition. Measures 72" square. Pennsylvania origin; $445.
Pinwheel Stars Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1920; Maryland
  Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1920; Maryland   $695

Many features make this a very well executed version of a Double Nine Patch pattern. The blocks are postage stamp size. Each piece of the Nine Patch measures barely one inch. It is very nicely quilted with a variety of patterns. The colors are well placed with reds consistently making up the center. In addition to the Double Nine Patch pattern, it is laid out so that one gets a diagonal chain effect as well. Has been professionally washed. Measures 78" x 92"; Maryland origin; $695.

Bear's Paw Quilt: Circa 1870; Maryland   $1,650  

This Bear's Paw has the quilting and border treatments typical of many of Maryland's finest nineteenth century quilts. The double sawtooth border encases lovely vine quilting. A wreath within a wreath is quilted in each of the white blocks. Measures 94" x 96". Has been professionally laundered. Maryland origin; Circa 1870; $1650.
Bear's Paw Quilt: Circa 1870; Maryland
Cheater's Cloth Straight Furrows Quilt: Ca. 1880; Pa.
  Cheater's Cloth Straight Furrows Quilt: Ca. 1880; Pa.   $450

This is a most unusual Cheater's Cloth fabric done with whimsical detail of the printed embroidery. Three panels are set side by side to effectively create a Straight Furrows arrangement. Unwashed condition. Pennsylvania origin: circa 1880. Measures 79" x 88"; $450.

Centennial Bandanna Quilt with Log Cabin Pattern   $1,950  

The Centennial bandanna forms a central medallion for this Log Cabin quilt done in the 1870's. It's always useful to have a date such as on the bandanna in order to verify the age of the fabrics forming the Log Cabin. Slight fraying on the binding and one split in the interior seen on a close-up. Measures 80" x 91"; Pennsylvania origin.
Centennial Bandanna Quilt with Log Cabin Pattern
Broken Dishes Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Broken Dishes Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $695

According to my calculations, the interior of this quilt is made of 2620 triangles! They date from the turn of the century to the 1930's. The back is feedsack material that is turned over to form the binding. Excellent condition. Measures 69" x 75". Pennsylvania origin.

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