Catalogue: Quilts (528)


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.

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".
Cheater's Cloth Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.
Baskets Quilt; Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  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.

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.
Wool Crazy Quilt; Ca. 1890; Mennonite Penn.
Trip Around the World Quilt; Pa., Ca. 1880
  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".

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.
Economy Patch Quilt; Penn., Ca. 1870
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1880
  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.

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".
Red & Blue Mennonite Baskets Quilt, Ca. 1900
Patchwork Medallion Quilt; Maryland; Ca 1870
  Patchwork Medallion Quilt; Maryland; Ca 1870   $975

Unusual combination of Four Patch within a Sixteen Patch. Pristine, unwashed condition. Westminster, Maryland origin. Beautiful selection of 1870's fabrics. Measures 73" square.

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