Catalogue: Quilts: 19th Century (275)


Loveapple Quilt: Circa 1860: Pennsylvania   $2400.    

Well crafted Loveapple quilt, a pattern not often seen. It is beautifully appliqued and nicely quilted with a crosshatch pattern in the body of the quilt and undulating vine throughout the border. The leaves are a rich teal green color. with a droll touch. The print on the fabric is a flower much like the Loveapple in shape. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1860. The quilt measures 88" x 96", long enough to go over the pillows on a bed without shams. This is unusual for a quilt of... Click for details      
  
Loveapple Quilt: Circa 1860: Pennsylvania
Light and Dark Diamonds Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
  Light and Dark Diamonds Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.   $825.

A pattern of Light and Dark Diamonds is usually done with the strips of a Log Cabin. This example is unusual in that the maker used triangles to create the same effect. It is in as crisp, clean condition as the day it was made in the 1880's. The interior is quilted with geometric patterns and a cable throughout the border. The backing and border are the same white fabric with a very small red polka dot. Measurements are 76" square; Pennsylvania origin.

Perkiomenville Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.   SOLD   

This dramatic light and dark pattern is specific to the town of Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania (Montgomery County) in the late 19th century. Squares and triangles are very effectively used to create multiple diamonds and zig zag frames. This example is in pristine, unused condition. It is nicely quilted with diamonds and a cable in the border.
Perkiomenville Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania
  Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania   $2450.

Richly colored Economy Patch quilt with a unique border. The indigo fabric is especially deep in color and accented with an orange print. The off blocks are a medium blue printed with both fine stripes and small circles. The border is unique. The corner blocks have a quirky touch- two are medium blue Birds in the Air; one is indigo Birds and the third does not exist. Quilted with starflower patterns in the off blocks. Made circa 1850; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 76" x 82"; excellent condition... Click for details

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