Catalogue: Quilts (519)


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.      
  
Pots of Tulips Quilt; Circa 1880; Penn.
Touching Stars Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.
  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.

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.
Sunbonnet Sue Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.
Cheater's Cloth Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.
  Cheater's Cloth Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.   $775

Pristine, unwashed reversible quilt. One side is brick and green calico bars and the other is printed patchwork. Un-used condition; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 86" x 94".

Baskets Quilt; Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $975  

Beautifully executed version of a Basket pattern. Pristine, unwashed condition. An unusual choice of color make this quilt a real stand-out. The back is pieced in bars pattern as seen in the last detail photo, making this quilt equally usable on both sides. Excellent quilting. Measures 78 inches square; Pennsylvania origin.
Baskets Quilt; Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Wool Crazy Quilt; Ca. 1890; Mennonite Penn.
  Wool Crazy Quilt; Ca. 1890; Mennonite Penn.   $875

Stunning wool crazy quilt in unusual colors. Truly looks like an aerial landscape. Well made -nicely quilted and embroidered throughout. Lancaster County Mennonite origin. Front is pristine; slight damage to the back. Measures 75 inches square.

Trip Around the World Quilt; Pa., Ca. 1880   $695  

Very vibrant version of a classic Pennsylvania pattern. This example was made in Lancaster County; circa 1880. Probably never washed. Measures 80" x 82".
Trip Around the World Quilt; Pa., Ca. 1880
Economy Patch Quilt; Penn., Ca. 1870
  Economy Patch Quilt; Penn., Ca. 1870   $795

A broad variety of fabrics dating from the 1850's to 1870's form the center squares of this pristine, unwashed quilt. Unusual to have the yellow calico background. Pennsylvania origin. Measures 76 inches square.

Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1880   $1,875  

Very complex version of a Light and Dark Log Cabin pattern done in fine wool challis. Unusual use of color. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870. Measures 84 inches square.
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1880
Red & Blue Mennonite Baskets Quilt, Ca. 1900
  Red & Blue Mennonite Baskets Quilt, Ca. 1900   $1,450

Very striking version of a Baskets quilt of Lancaster County Mennonite origin. All quilting done in dark thread with the exception of the handles which are machine quilted in white. Border fabric is a slightly darker red of cotton sateen. Blue is actually a dark navy. Measures 78" x 82".

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