Catalogue: Quilts (523)


Thousand Pyramids Quilt with Embroidery; Ca. 1930   $785   

Charming and probably unique Thousand Pyramids quilt with embroidered scenes that include such unusual features as snow capped mountains; shrubbery; trees; flowers; houses; sunrises and clouds. Mint, unwashed condition. Graphic as well as unusual. Finely worked; circa 1930. Measures 68" x 76".      
  
Thousand Pyramids Quilt with Embroidery; Ca. 1930
Hired Man's Center Frame Quilt: Circa 1890
  Hired Man's Center Frame Quilt: Circa 1890   $975

Pattern and size make this hired man's quilt most unusual. Very creative use solely of triangles to make a center medallion different from the outer frames. Fabrics date from mid through late 19th century. Summer weight (no batting). Measures 53" x 76", making it a very desirable size to hang either horizontally or vertically. Circa 1890.

Central Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $975  

A most unusual combination of a late 19th century Log Cabin pattern done as a center medallion, typical of the early 19th century. Incredibly strong, bold graphic enhanced by the use of solid red fabric next to prints. Brilliant use of the yellow to form an additional pattern. Excellent condition; measures 70" x 80". Circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin.
Central Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Floral Wreath Applique Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Floral Wreath Applique Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $725

Soft and fresh streamlined Floral Wreath pattern quilt. Unusual to have a nine block applique pattern from the 1920's; they are typical of the 19th century. Well quilted; lovely colors. Newly laundered. Measures 81" square; Pennsylvania origin.

Mennonite Baskets Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $1,400  

Cotton sateen Baskets quilt done in luscious shades of tropical fruits. Pristine, unwashed condition. Very well quilted. Fine fabrics and craftsmanship. Background is soft shade of seafoam green. Measures 76" x 95". York County, Pennsylvania Mennonite. Circa 1920.
Mennonite Baskets Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Flying Geese Quilt: Circa 1880; North Carolina
  Flying Geese Quilt: Circa 1880; North Carolina   $535

Open and airy version of Wild Goose Chase pattern quilt. Excellent combination of soft tones of pink and lavender. Excellent, probably unwashed condition. Measures 85" x 92"; Circa 1880; Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Rose of Sharon Quilt: Circa 1870; Maine   $1,850  

Rich chocolate brown gives this Rose of Sharon quilt a very different effect than one usually finds. Deep shades of brown and orange are softened by the pink centers. Well quilted including hearts throughout. Never washed; has several minor spots that could most likely disappear should one want to give it a bath. Several old, finely done mends are visible in close-ups (could a mouse have gotten to this little used, unwashed quilt?). Measures 88" square; circa 1870. Maine origin.
Rose of Sharon Quilt: Circa 1870; Maine
Cotton Crazy/ Stars Quilt: Circa 1880
  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.

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.
Framed Center Medallion Quilt: Circa 1870; Maryland
Silk Log Cabin Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.
  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.

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