Catalogue: Quilts (525)


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"      
  
Reversible Triangles Quilt; Md.; Ca. 1900;
Ocean Waves Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.
  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.

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.
Fence Rail Quilt; Circa 1920; Maryland
Triangle Barnraising Quilt: Circa 1890; Penn.
  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.

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.
Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
Strip Triangles Quilt: Circa 1880, Pennsylvania
  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.

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".

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