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Stars in Hexagons Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $575   

Soft colors make this Six Point Stars quilt perfect for sweet dreams. The stars are a combination of solid and printed fabrics set in hexagons. The background is a very light shade of lavender that makes the hexagonal blocks "pop". It is well quilted with four lobed pinwheels. The backing is also lavender making for a totally reversible quilt. Two opposing ends have scalloped edges. The quilt measures 75" to the widest part of the scallops x 93". Condition is excellent. Pennsylvania origin;... Click for details      
  
Stars in Hexagons Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1930
  New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1930   $975

More than most patterns, New York Beauty has been made in the full range of detail from the very finest to the most crude. This falls somewhere in the middle. The overall effect of this is extremely dramatic, largely because of the unusual color combination. In addition, the sunbursts in the centers and placement of the pattern on a diagonal add to the strong effect. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. There are several inconsequential scuff marks that some might want removed but I... Click for details

Betty Cooke Gold and Pearl Choker Necklace   $1,650  

Gold and pearl choker necklace by Betty Cooke. Ninety six year old Betty Cooke is considered one of the icons of the Modernist studio jewelry movement. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Arts and Design and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. The necklace alternates groups of pearls with 14 karat gold tubing. The gold disc fits in a larger open circle as both a design element and the closure. The necklace measures 16 inches in length.
Betty Cooke Gold and Pearl Choker Necklace
Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880;Pennsylvania
  Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880;Pennsylvania   $2,400

This single Log Cabin crib quilt could not be more dramatic. The diminishing size of the logs as they go toward the center focuses the eye and gives a lot of depth. Repetition of the solid colors used in the border and the interior adds to the cohesion of the design. The quilt is in pristine, unwashed condition. Measurements are 39" x 41". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

Pinwheel Stars Quilt" Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $875  

Both the colors and pattern make this Pinwheel Stars quilt especially crisp and fresh. The floral quilting patterns are a nice juxtaposition to the geometry of the pieced pattern. It is in excellent unused condition. Made with high quality cotton. Measurements are 82" x 85". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.
Pinwheel Stars Quilt
Tiffany Shell Earrings in Eighteen Karat Gold
  Tiffany Shell Earrings in Eighteen Karat Gold   $1,285

Delicate 18 karat gold earrings by Tiffany in the form of seashells. They ribs alternate in height creating a nice reflection of light. The earrings measure 9/16" in width and length. Backs are posts and clips. Made circa 2000.

Tane Sterling Silver Necklace   $625  

This unusual Tane necklace is made of circular links that terminate with round balls. They are strung on a rubber cord measuring 17 inches long. It has a magnetic clasp with a safety loop. The necklace is not signed by Tane but comes in their presentation box. From a practical point of view, there is not a place where the maker could have put their stamp as every bit of it is textured. It is a mate to the signed Tane bangle bracelet listed as item 1429548. Tane has been known since the early... Click for details
Tane Sterling Silver Necklace
Postage Stamp Straight Furrows Quilt Top; Circa 1880's; Pa.
  Postage Stamp Straight Furrows Quilt Top; Circa 1880's; Pa.   $985

This Postage Stamp quilt top has over 14,296 pieces. Each square is slightly over half an inch to a side. The maker further added to her design with an elongated triangle border. It is entirely hand pieced. Colors of the many prints are laid out to create a diagonal line of color making for a Straight Furrows pattern. The top is in excellent condition. Measurements are 70" x 80". Pennsylvania origin; made 1880's.

Silk Hourglass Doll Quilt: Circa 1870   $395  

This Hourglass (aka Bowtie) doll quilt is unusually fancy as it is made entirely of silk. The fabrics were most likely dress materials from the 1860's - 70's. The maker cleverly used the same triangles for the border as the body of the quilt. Placing them at right angles, though, gives them a very different appearance. The quilt is in excellent condition. Measurements are 12 1/2" x 17 3/4".New Hampshire origin; circa 1870.
Silk Hourglass Doll Quilt: Circa 1870
Reversible Chintz Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1840; Pennsylvania
  Reversible Chintz Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1840; Pennsylvania   $9,500

This Variable Stars quilt is done with the most beautiful of fabrics, highlighted by a gloriously colored red and blue chintz. The fabric is placed with the utmost of care so that, on half of it, the leafy vine motif creates the outer border. The same fabric is cut in half throughout to create an inner frame. The deep indigo on which the stars are set is especially dense and rich. An added bonus is the chintz bars pattern used for the reverse. It is an entirely double sided quilt, stunning on... Click for details

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