Catalogue: Quilts (515)


Chevrons Log Cabin Quilt; Circa 1880; Pa.   $975   

This is an extremely unusual and bold variation of the Log Cabin pattern surrounded by a fabulous piano key border. Calico fabrics of the 1870's and 80's. Adams County, Pennsylvania origin. Measures 82" square.      
  
Chevrons Log Cabin Quilt; Circa 1880; Pa.
Reversible Triangles Quilt; Md.; Ca. 1900;
  Reversible Triangles Quilt; Md.; Ca. 1900;   $595

This Thousand Pyramids or Triangles quilt is made in an unusual way. Most reversible quilts are two independent tops that are quilted together. In this example, the triangles on the front and back are sewn together, making the same pattern on either side. Made primarily of wool with some cotton flannel. Interesting quilting pattern in the border. Circa 1890; New Windsor, Maryland origin. Measures 76" x 86"

Ocean Waves Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.   $975  

Well pieced Ocean Waves pattern done on a stunning forest green ground.Small triangles make up the waves that are a lively combination of light and dark calico fabrics. Has never been washed and is clean but shows several very slight fade lines. Measures 70" x 87". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.
Ocean Waves Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.
Fence Rail Quilt; Circa 1920; Maryland
  Fence Rail Quilt; Circa 1920; Maryland   $975

Pristine, unwashed Fence Rail pattern made in Maryland; circa 1920. Interesting quilting pattern of circles in the border. Reminiscent of nautical flags. Measures 82 " square.

Triangle Barnraising Quilt: Circa 1890; Penn.   $1,285  

Unusual variation of a barnraising pattern done in triangles rather than the usual log cabin strips. Pristine, unwashed condition with a beautiful variety of rich fabrics. The back is pieced in a bars pattern. Circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 78 inches x 80 inches.
Triangle Barnraising Quilt: Circa 1890; Penn.
Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
  Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $1,875

Pristine, unwashed version of the Economy Patch pattern. The solid red alternate blocks contrasting with the variety of calicoes give this quilt a very strong presence. Measures 86 inches square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1890.

Strip Triangles Quilt: Circa 1880, Pennsylvania   $625  

Initially, this pattern looks as though it consists of large pieced triangles. In actuality, they are made up of strips about one inch in width. Wonderful 1870's fabrics. The reverse is pieced in squares. No flaws on the front. A blotch is visible in the photo of the reverse side. Measures 73" x 74". Pennsylvania origin.
Strip Triangles Quilt: Circa 1880, Pennsylvania
Pots of Tulips Quilt; Circa 1880; Penn.
  Pots of Tulips Quilt; Circa 1880; Penn.   $975

Probably original pattern of stylized, funky pots of tulips. Has been professionally washed. Well quilted. Solid color red fabric and two different green calicoes. Pennsylvania origin. Measures 75 inches x 78 inches.

Touching Stars Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.   $595  

This quilt is as crisp and pristine as the day it was made. It was clearly packed away and never used. Beautiful background color blue. The squares and diamonds in the negative space around the stars form secondary patterns.Cable quilting in the border. Pennsylvania origin; measures 68 inches x 84 inches.
Touching Stars Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.
Sunbonnet Sue Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.
  Sunbonnet Sue Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.   $695

Sunbonnet Sue was one of the most popular patterns of the early twentieth century. This particular arrangement with a large Sue overseeing the others is most unusual. Has been professionally washed. Pennsylvania origin; measures 74 inches square.

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