Catalogue: Quilts: 20th Century (120)


Black Eyed Susan/Barnraising Quilt: Circa 1900   $2100.    

To the best of my knowledge, this quilt pattern combining Black Eyed Susans with Barnraising is an original. The green has probably lightened with washing but the quilt remains vibrant and strong. The egg yolk yellow/ orange of the Barnraising perfectly continues the Black Eyed Susan theme. Measurements are 67" x 80". Probably Southern origin; circa 1900.      
  
Black Eyed Susan/Barnraising Quilt: Circa 1900
Crossed Flowers Applique Quilt: Ca.; Pa.
  Crossed Flowers Applique Quilt: Ca.; Pa.   $885.

This graceful Crossed Flowers applique quilt is a Mountain Mist pattern known as Old Fashioned Rose. It is densely quilted with a waffle design throughout. The squares measure a mere 1/2" to a side. The shaded pinks and yellows blend perfectly with the greens of the leaves and stems. Measurements are 79" x 82". The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in pristine condition. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.

Philadelphia Beauty Quilt:Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $650.   

This fleur-de-lis applique quilt is most like the patterns named Philadelphia Beauty and Bride's Fancy. It is made of the ideal shade of slightly dusty cornflower blue. It is well quilted with overlapping small circles and leaves in the border. The quilt is in excellent condition; circa 1920. It measures 68" x 83"; Pennsylvania origin.
Philadelphia Beauty Quilt:Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Double Wedding Ring Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Double Wedding Ring Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   SOLD

Double Wedding Ring with a much more abstract quality than one usually sees in this iconic American quilt pattern. The use of solid and printed fabrics and their particular placement gives this an unusual sophistication. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts features an out of the ordinary Wedding Ring on the cover of the catalog of the exhibition "Quilts and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection". This quilt is in pristine, unwashed condition. Measurements are 82" x 84" to outer edges. Nicely quilted wit... Click for details

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