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Cheater's Cloth Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Pennsylvania: Circa 1880   $535   

This Cheater's Cloth quilt (aka Faux Patchwork) is a beautiful Tumbling Blocks pattern done in rich shades of brown. The back is an equally pleasing check that is often erroneously referred to as homespun but in fact, is machine made.The quilt is in pristine, unwashed condition. Measurements are 70" x 82". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.      
  
Cheater's Cloth Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Pennsylvania: Circa 1880
Ruby McKim
  Ruby McKim "Honeymoon Cottage" quilt: Circa 1935:Pennsylvania   $875

This charming House quilt is a pattern designed by Ruby Short McKim in 1935. She sold fabric as well as instructions for blocks to make either a quilt or a pillow or stool top. This example has a combination of solid and gingham fabrics, most likely sold by McKim, that make a soft yet lively composition. It is in unwashed condition. There is one spot about the size of a dime near the bottom binding but no other condition apologies. It is quilted with cable patterning throughout the sashing and... Click for details

Moroccan Berber Bead Necklace   $585  

Stunning colorful Berber necklace from Morocco made of a variety of beads. The large center ball is enamel. It is surrounded by three strands of coral as well as glass and silver beads. The necklace measures 20 inches in length.
Moroccan Berber Bead Necklace
Pots of Tulips Quilt: Circa 1900: Pennsylvania
  Pots of Tulips Quilt: Circa 1900: Pennsylvania   $825

This Pot of Tulips quilt has an unusual quality that makes for something of an abstract pattern. The combination of color; the shapes between the pots as well as the placement of the floral designs make one step back for a moment to realize that the primary pattern is actually the Pots of Tulips. The quilt measures 78 inches square. It is freshly laundered and in pristine condition. Made circa 1900; Pennsylvania origin.

New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $2,450  

This precisely made New York Beauty quilt is a fine example of a desirable and difficult to execute pattern. It is well pieced and quilted. The off blocks are stitched with large wreaths. LeMoyne stars are a good choice for the centers of each block. It has been professionally laundered and is in pristine condition. The quilt measures a generous 90" x 96". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920's.
New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
William Spratling Silver Flatware Set
  William Spratling Silver Flatware Set   $14,500

Sterling silver flatware set by William Spratling. The set is service for six with 39 pieces that include the following: 6 dinner forks 6 large soup spoons 6 tea spoons 6 dessert spoons 6 butter knives (with wood handles) 6 dinner knives (one with serrated edge and stainless blade) 1 serving spoon 1 ladle (wood handle) 1 relish spoon (wood handle) The wood handled pieces are stamped with Spratling's 1940's mark while the all silver pieces are stamped with marks from both the 1940's... Click for details

Judith Ripka Gold Heart Pendants   $1,075  

Two 18 karat gold heart pendants by Judith Ripka. The heart on the left measures 1 1/4 inches in length including the loop and 7/8" in width. The body has a soft satin finish. A cabochon ruby is at the top of the heart. Price is $1075. The heart on the right is centered with three diamonds. It measures 15/16" in length including the loop. The loop is hinged to accommodate a variety of sizes of clasps for the hanging chain. Price is $550.
Judith Ripka Gold Heart Pendants
Cats Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Cats Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $985

The two cats left out of playing with the red ball in this rug look a bit out of sorts. Perhaps they will cheer up when their turn comes. This appealing oval shaped hooked rug measures 24" x 38". It is made of cottons with a cotton backing. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920. Condition is excellent.

Thousand Pyramids Doll Quilt: Circa 1880: New Hampshire   $425  

This Thousand Pyramids doll quilt is also a charm quilt in that no fabric is repeated. It has 104 full size different triangle blocks as well as 16 partial triangles creating the border. Fabrics are from the 1870's and 1880's. Condition is excellent. Measurements are 13 1/2" x 14 1/4"; New Hampshire origin.
Thousand Pyramids Doll Quilt: Circa 1880: New Hampshire
Lavender Geometric Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Lavender Geometric Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $825

This geometric quilt appears to be an original pattern. It is well pieced and finely quilted with feather patterning throughout. The double sawtooth border makes a wonderful frame and is another indication of the meticulous care taken by the maker. Measurements are 72" x 82"; excellent condition. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.

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