Catalogue: Quilts: Amish and Mennonite (40)


Lancaster County Amish Four Patch Quilt: Ca. 1930   $14,500.    

This Lancaster County Amish four patch in a nine patch quilt is brilliantly arranged.The maker used the same colors throughout but placed them so as to create the unusual overall X pattern. This might be a one of a kind. The solid color blocks and border are beautifully quilted with floral wreaths. The body of the quilt is in outstanding condition. There is some fraying to parts of the binding. Measurements are 72" x 78. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.      
  
Lancaster County Amish Four Patch Quilt: Ca. 1930
Lancaster County Amish Center Square Quilt: Ca. 1920
  Lancaster County Amish Center Square Quilt: Ca. 1920   SOLD

The Center Square is the rarest, most desirable of Lancaster County Amish quilt patterns. Diamond in the Square and Bars may be better known, but that is because far more of them were made. The Center Square was earlier and, for unknown reasons, made far less often. The open field provides the perfect canvas on which the maker can show off her needle skills. This extraordinary example is filled with concentric circles centered with a star. Grapes and grape leaves fill the red inner border. The ... Click for details

Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870   $5500.   

This Straight Furrows Log Cabin quilt is embellished unlike any other I've seen. The centers of each block are embroidered with a variety of flowers. Each log is embroidered with a tremendous number of abstract patterns and the overlapping circles border is likely unique. The quilt is entirely made of wool; circa 1870. Measurements are 74" x 76.
Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870
Nine Patch Amish Doll Quilt: Circa 1920
  Nine Patch Amish Doll Quilt: Circa 1920   $950.

Wonderfully scaled miniature Nine Patch doll quilt. Made circa 1920; Amish origin, probably from Ohio. Measures 14" x 17"; excellent condition. Professionally mounted and wired to be hung either vertically or horizontally.

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