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Floral Applique Quilt: Circa 1860   $2,400   

This four part floral applique quilt appears to be an original pattern. Each stem of two flowers is part of a group of four that creates a dense cluster. The same flowers "grow" out of the swag border. It is very well quilted with feathery designs throughout the white sashing. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 84" x 92". Made circa 1860.      
  
Floral Applique Quilt: Circa 1860
Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870
  Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870   $2450.00

This Evening Stars quilt is well pieced and finely quilted. Each miniature star is 2 7/8 inches in diameter. The white blocks echo the format of the groups of five stars with five miniature wreaths in quilting. Measurements are 89" x 92". Made circa 1879; condition is excellent.

Linda Lee Johnson Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings   $395  

Sterling silver dangle earrings by Linda Lee Johnson. Johnson (1944 - 2018) is best known for being the first jeweler to sell her collection at Barney's in New York in 1989. Prior to that, her work was represented by Tiffany. These earrings measure 1 7/8 inches in length and 1 inch at their widest. Backs are posts inside of which is Johnson's signature triple lobe crown mark. Weight is 37 grams. Made circa 1990; excellent condition.
Linda Lee Johnson Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings
Hexagon Quilt: Circa 1850; Maine
  Hexagon Quilt: Circa 1850; Maine   $7,800

This overall Hexagon quilt is bursting with diamonds and hexagons radiating out from the center. The very center hexagon is a fussy cut duet of roses. Bands of the two shapes are made with an exquisite group of printed fabrics from the second quarter of the 19th century with nice use of light and dark. Quilting is done with diagonal lines. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. The fabrics are strong and totally intact. There are a few smudges that are fairly inconspicuous due to the... Click for details

Pieced Pinwheels Center Medallion Quilt: Circa 1880; New York   $985  

Unusual center medallion quilt with a Variable Star surrounded by bands of Pinwheels. Three of the corner triangles are a beautiful paisley print, also used elsewhere in the quilt while one corner is pieced as a Log Cabin seen in lower left in photo. The dark browns are offset with small red and white check fabrics that give it some "pop". The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. The backing is a solid color that is probably home dyed. It has considerable irregularity to the color... Click for details
Pieced Pinwheels Center Medallion Quilt: Circa 1880; New York
Princess Feather Quilt: Circa1860; Pennsylvania
  Princess Feather Quilt: Circa1860; Pennsylvania   $3,900

This Princess Feather quilt (aka Prince's Feather) is the ultimate in Pennsylvania Dutch decoration. Both the fabrics and applique make for a rich, full pattern. The wreath center is different, yet very reminiscent of the Princess Feather design. Similarly, the star centers are closely related. The zig zag border inside the leaves; flowers and grapes or berries adds to the intense decoration. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. There is faint shadowing, more visible in some light... Click for details

Album Patch Quilt: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania   $2,950  

This is an elegant version of an Album Patch (aka Chimney Sweep) quilt done in a glorious grouping of fabrics from the second quarter of the 19th century. The binding is a hand loomed tape. The center is signed with the name Martha Harper. She was from Yardley, Pennsylvania; born in 1807. The fabric used for the diagonal sashing and border looks to be pieced but is actually one blue and brown printed material. The quilt is in excellent condition. There are several light water marks on the back... Click for details
Album Patch Quilt: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania
Baskets Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Baskets Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,650

Several features make this Baskets Crib Quilt especially appealing. The Baskets are well scaled, measuring just 4 inches tall. The scalloped border is something not often seen in 19th century quilts. The triple diagonal sashing adds nice movement enhanced by the diamonds and squares in the border. Measurements are 42" in width and 41" in length. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Made circa 1880's; Pennsylvania origin.

Wagon Wheels Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $1,800  

This Wagon Wheels quilt has the finest quilting imaginable. The white ground is filled with swirling, intersecting feathers. The center white border is also done with a feather pattern flanked by chevrons in both red borders. Quilting of this quality is not often seen but particularly not in a straightforward pattern like this. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. There is one tiny smudge about the size of a pea that seems to be from the pencil marks outlining the... Click for details
Wagon Wheels Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
Sewing Roll Up Huswif; Connecticut; Circa 1850
  Sewing Roll Up Huswif; Connecticut; Circa 1850   $975

This exquisite huswif sewing pocket is made of a beautiful grouping of printed fabrics from the second quarter of the 19th century. Each pocket and the border are different materials. They are all in perfect condition. The pocket measures 4 inches wide and 11 1/2 inches long. It is accompanied by a family history indicating it was from the home of Martha and Joshua Marcy who lived in Woodstock, Connecticut.

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