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Wild Goose Chase Quilt with Applique Border;Ca.1850;NY   $2875.    

This lively wild goose chase quilt beautifully combines the geometric block pattern with the softened edges of the applique border. Nicely quilted with waffle patterning on the body of the quilt and clamshell in the border. Measurements are 80" x 88". New York state origin, circa 1850s.      
  
Wild Goose Chase Quilt with Applique Border;Ca.1850;NY
Betty Cooke Modernist Gold Ring
  Betty Cooke Modernist Gold Ring   $1400.

Cleverly made 14 karat gold ring that looks like three bands but is actually one continuous one. It has the streamlined, open and airy look characteristic of modernist designer Betty Cooke's work. The ring is size 6 1/4. Cooke's work is in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Art and Design.

Thousand Pyramids Charm Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.   $735.   

This Thousand Pyramids quilt is made of 100% different fabrics. The fact that no fabric is repeated is what makes it what is referred to as a Charm Quilt. The pattern would be appealing were it not for this use of fabrics but the lack of duplication makes it even more of a success. The quilt is in mint, unwashed condition; circa 1880's. Pennsylvania origin; measurements are
Thousand Pyramids Charm Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $735.

The choice and placement of colors create additional patterns within the traditional Economy Patch. The consistent use of green center squares surrounded by a variety of red, pinks, blues and yellows make for nice diagonal movement as well. The purpleish border is a surprising touch. It is well pieced and quilted. The quilt is in outstanding, unwashed condition. There is a small light spot on the border that appears to be a flaw in the printing rather than a later loss of color. Measurements are... Click for details

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