Whig Rose Quilt: Circa 1860   $1,850   

This Whig Rose Quilt is well quilted and appliqued. It has nine buds emanating from each three layer central flower. The white blocks are nicely stitched with an unusual coiled wreath in the center and hearts; stars and flowers around it. The triple swag border is an elegant frame and has a nice continuation of the yellow centers of the appliqued blocks. There is a small area of faint discoloration visible only in certain lights. The quilt measures 82" x 100", suitable for either a queen or... Click for details      
Whig Rose Quilt: Circa 1860
Swirling Pinwheels Quilt: Circa 1880
  Swirling Pinwheels Quilt: Circa 1880   $2,975

This is one of the most dramatic examples of a Swirling Pinwheel (aka Rising Sun or Wheel of Life) quilt that I have seen. The use of solid red and green punctuated by orange centers gives it real drama. The rows of diamonds around the Pinwheels add to the pulsating quality. LeMoyne Stars are another fine element. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. There are some slight irregularities in the green which is probably a home dyed fabric and somewhat fugitive. It is quilted with... Click for details

Kieselstein Cord Sterling Silver Earrings   $585  

Stylish sterling silver earrings by Barry Kieselstein Cord. They measure 7/8" to a side and are wonderfully three dimensional as the interior square is raised about 1/8". Backs are clips and posts. The posts can easily be removed to be worn as clips. Maker's mark and date are visible in last thumbnail photo along inside rim. Dated 1996.
Kieselstein Cord Sterling Silver Earrings
Wandering Foot Quilt: Circa 1870' Pennsylvania
  Wandering Foot Quilt: Circa 1870' Pennsylvania   $1,400

After much searching, I have not found a comparable pattern to this. It is closest to those known as Wandering Foot; Burr and Thistle or The Swallow. Unlike them, this quilt has a square center while the others have centers with a curved or concave square. Regardless of the name, this quilt is well made. It is quilted with diamond patterns. Placing the blocks so that the tails abut one another creates an unexpected secondary pattern. The border is a luscious print that combines well with the... Click for details

Cat's Paw Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $695  

This is an especially nice example of the always popular Cat's Paw hooked rug pattern. It is made of irregular circles with just the right amount of red to add "pop" to the brown and tan tones. The multiple variegated borders are a wonderful frame. The rug is made of wool and in perfect condition. It is professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 27 1/4" x 40 3/4". It is wired to be hung either vertically or horizontally. Pennsylvania origin: circa 1920.
Cat's Paw Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870's; Pennsylvania
  Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870's; Pennsylvania   $2,450

This is an absolutely stunning Windmill Blades (aka Pineapple) Log Cabin quilt done in wool challis with a cotton backing. The solid red centers are great focal points for the whirling log cabin blocks. The use of printed fabrics alternating with the solid brown and black also add impact. The unusual border is made of triangles created from strips similar to those in the body of the quilt. It is in immaculate condition. Measurements are 80" x 94"; York County, Pennsylvania origin.

Pair of Pieced Star Pillow Cases: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania   $1,275  

This is a brilliantly designed and executed pair of pieced pillow cases from the mid 19th century. The Stars are outlined with triangles that echo those on the ends. A white band at the opening has a hand pulled fringe. The pattern goes around to the back and is centered with a Bars pattern. The cases are in excellent condition. One has a light water mark near the opening but there are no other condition issues. The fabrics are all strong and intact. Measurements are 16" x 28" excluding the... Click for details
Pair of Pieced Star Pillow Cases: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania
Tane Sterling Silver and Brass Choker Necklace
  Tane Sterling Silver and Brass Choker Necklace   $495

Sterling silver choker necklace by Tane, Mexico's highest end jeweler. The necklace consists of multiple sterling silver wires around which are wrapped brass wires. Oddly, but as an indication of their fine work, the safety clasp is 18 karat gold. The necklace is 17 inches in length. Made circa 1980; excellent condition.

Pair of Floral Applique Quilts: Circa 1930   $1,075  

This is a beautiful PAIR of floral applique quilts from the 1930's. They are light, airy and graceful in design. Scalloped edges wonderfully continue the curved theme. Embroidered details add depth to the flowers.The quilts measure 74" x 84" to the outer edge of the scallops. They would fit either single or double beds. Condition is excellent; made circa 1930. Priced for the pair.
Pair of Floral Applique Quilts: Circa 1930
Whirlwind Quilt: Circa 1830's
  Whirlwind Quilt: Circa 1830's   $1,875

This unusual Swirling Pinwheels (aka Whirlwind) quilt is exquisitely stitched. The quilting patterns create wreaths around the Pinwheels. They join to form concentric diamonds between the wheels. The addition of the pieced Sawtooth inner border adds to the dramatic movement of the quilt.The Pinwheels are all made of the same printed fabric with two different ones used for the inner and outer borders. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are... Click for details

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