Catalogue


Crossed Leaves Quilt: Circa 1850; Maryland   $4,500   

To the best of my knowledge, this quilt pattern of crossed leaves is an original design. Barbara Brackman illustrated a similar one in her Encyclopedia of Applique (item 23.7) that was seen on an album quilt dated 1846 but I do not know of others. This quilt is made with exquisite workmanship. All of the applique, including the border are stuffed. While it looks like both are solid colors, on close examination one sees a tiny print in the teal fabric. It is finely quilted with tiny diamonds,... Click for details      
  
Crossed Leaves Quilt: Circa 1850; Maryland
Touching Six Point Stars Quilt: Circa 1850;New York
  Touching Six Point Stars Quilt: Circa 1850;New York   On Hold

Exquisitely quilted Six Point Touching Stars quilt done in a variety of luscious printed fabrics from the second quarter of the 19th century. Two opposing ends have a wonderful zig zag border that is made of the same diamonds as used to create the stars. The white hexagons each have a wreath and stipple quilting around it. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 82" x 84"; New York State origin.

Ruby and Sapphire Gold Pendant Necklace   $425  

Delicate 14 karat gold pendant with a round ruby and three square cute sapphires. The pendant measures half an inch long. It is on a 14 karat gold chain that is 15 inches in length.
Ruby and Sapphire Gold Pendant Necklace
LeMoyne Stars Quilt; Circa 1880
  LeMoyne Stars Quilt; Circa 1880   $1,400

This red and green Touching Lemoyne Stars quilt is the perfect decor for the holidays. The red is a solid color and green is calico. The quilt would fit perfectly on a queen size bed or make a striking wall hanging. It is quilted with concentric arcs. Measurement are 88" x 90"; condition is excellent. Made circa 1880.

Gump's Amethyst Earrings set in Gold   $975  

Amethyst and 14 karat gold earrings by Gump's of San Francisco. The oval cabochon stones are half an inch wide and 3/4 inch long. They are a wonderfully rich color. The stones are surrounded by a gold band and held with four prongs. Backs are clips and posts.
Gump's Amethyst Earrings set in Gold
Feathered Stars Quilt: Circa 1860; New York
  Feathered Stars Quilt: Circa 1860; New York   $2400.00

Finely pieced Feathered Stars quilt done entirely in a mid 19th century printed dress fabric that "reads" as marigold. It has a wonderful sunshiny glow to the color. It is well quilted with half inch squares throughout. Measurements are 78" x 80". The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. New York State origin; circa 1860.

Los Castillo Silver and Malachite Bird Pitcher   $225  

Handmade silver pitcher by Los Castillo with a bird handle. The bird has a copper head; brass comb and inlaid malachite body and tail. The entire body of the pitcher is decorated with hand hammer marks. It is 7 1/8 inches tall to the top of the bird's comb. Los Castillo almost always marked pieces as either plated or sterling silver. Not so with this pitcher. It simply says that it is made by hand. It is most likely plated. Condition is excellent.
Los Castillo Silver and Malachite Bird Pitcher
Maple Leaf Quilt with Botanical Border: Circa 186-
  Maple Leaf Quilt with Botanical Border: Circa 186-   $2,650

This Maple Leaf quilt (or is it a Peony?) is beautifully made and has an exceptional botanical border. The appliques on the border depict a variety of flowers and fruits that are stuffed and/or ruched. Never before have I seen one done this way. The sawtooth border is a good continuation of the geometry of the Maple Leaves. It is quilted with double squares on point. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. There is ever so slight abrasion to parts of the... Click for details

Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,425  

Striking Straight Furrows Log Cabin quilt done in fine wool challis with an elegant glazed cotton backing. The quilt is made with beautifully combined jewel toned printed and solid fabrics. The centers are unusual in that they are Four Patches rather than the usual single block. The binding is a narrow red wool tape. Measurements are 84" x 85". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870's.
Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Patriotic Shields Quilt: Circa 1915; Pennsylvania
  Patriotic Shields Quilt: Circa 1915; Pennsylvania   $1,425

This patriotic Shields quilt is unusual in both pattern and size. It measures 58 inches square. The quilt is from Hometown, Pennsylvania (Schuylkill County) and was probably made at the time of World War I. It is in excellent, unwashed condition. There are a few light smudges in the border that can likely be removed with washing. The background is made of several different white cotton fabrics. The border is quilted with concentric chevrons that may have been intended as Victory V's. The... Click for details

page: 1 2 3 12 21 30 39 48 57 66 75 84 91