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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      
  
Ruby McKim
Moroccan Berber Bead Necklace
  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.

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.
Pots of Tulips Quilt: Circa 1900: Pennsylvania
New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  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.

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   Sold

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.

Patriotic Carved Folk Art Cane   $975  

This hand carved cane says the following" Proclaim liberty throughout all land unto all the inhabitants thereof 1776 Massachusetts New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia". The cane is carved of walnut and measures 35 inches in length and the top of the handle is 1 3/8 inches in diameter. Condition is excellent; probably made late 19th century; Virginia origin.
Patriotic Carved Folk Art Cane
Patriotic Centennial Quilt with Eagle Center Medallion
  Patriotic Centennial Quilt with Eagle Center Medallion   Sold

This patriotic quilt with a central medallion of a stuffed applique eagle is surely one of a kind. It was most likely made to celebrate the Centennial. The quilt is an exceptional combination of both bold and delicate patterns. The wreaths surrounding the eagle are filled with butterflies, a tiny basket, hearts, birds and flowers. It has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 85 inches x 90 inches.

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