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Birds in the Air Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1600.00   

This Birds in the Air crib quilt is a finely made rendition of a pattern usually seen in full size. It is well quilted with a cable pattern running throughout the triple borders. It has been professionally laundered and is in pristine condition. Measurements are 39 1/2" x 41". Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870's.      
  
Birds in the Air Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Nine Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1850; New York
  Nine Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1850; New York   $2,875

Nine Patch crib quilt that is one of the most elegant examples of this pattern that I have seen. The lush variety of printed fabrics date from the 1830's - 50's. Setting the blocks on point and creating a diagonal sashing make the entire piece more dramatic than when set straight. A finely scalloped border is a wonderful frame and the blue printed backing fabric is jaw dropping. It is in excellent condition and has been professionally laundered. Measurements are 32" x 37 1/2"; New York State... Click for details

Early Embroidered Table Mat: Circa 1800   $695  

This elegant embroidered mat may have been for a wall or a table. Remnants of tape on the top lead me to believe it had been hung. The embroidery is silk on very fine cotton or linen. Measurements are 7" square. The break in the tape mentioned above is the only condition apology. American origin; circa 1800.
Early Embroidered Table Mat: Circa 1800
HUGE Domed Sterling Silver Modernist Earrings
  HUGE Domed Sterling Silver Modernist Earrings   $285

Surely, these Modernist sterling silver earrings are the largest I've seen. They measure 2" in diameter. Fortunately, they are light weight enough to be very comfortable to wear. The center circle is slightly domed. Clip backs can easily be changed to posts. Signed ZINA.

French Terra Cotta Jugs   $675  

These French terra cotta storage jugs are unusually large. The one on the left is 17 1/2" tall and the right is 21 1/2". They were most likely made for storage of food like olives but have decorative uses in contemporary homes. In addition to vases for flowers, for instance, they would make wonderful umbrella or cane stands. They are in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. They show expected signs of wear for utilitarian pottery. Probably made circa 1930. They are offered for sale... Click for details
French Terra Cotta Jugs
Chintz Broderie Perse Crib Quilt: Circa 1830
  Chintz Broderie Perse Crib Quilt: Circa 1830   $11,000

Rarely does one find a broderie perse (chintz applique) crib size quilt and certainly not with the graceful and full design of this fine example. It is richly colored with the appearance of considerable depth to the garlands of flowers. The chintz cut outs are the same fabric often used by venerated quiltmaker Achsah Goodwin Wilkins (1775-1854). The quilt is illustrated on page 176 of "America's Quilts and Coverlets" by Safford and Bishop and page 44 of Woodard and Greenstein's "Crib Quilts and... Click for details

Denim Quilt with Jeans Pockets: Circa 1980   $1085.00  

This whimsical denim comforter has a rear pocket from bluejeans in each block. The variety of colors and shapes of the denim blocks and pockets makes for an interesting abstract composition. Excellent condition; measures 60" x 70". Backing is plaid cotton flannel; made circa 1980.
Denim Quilt with Jeans Pockets: Circa 1980
Homemade Lancaster County Amish Toy Horses: Circa 1920
  Homemade Lancaster County Amish Toy Horses: Circa 1920   $875

Pair of well loved and played with Amish homemade cloth horse toys. They 8 3/4" tall from the hooves to top of the neck and 14" from nose to tail. Both have remnants of their manes and eyes of straight pins. Hooves are indicated by an overlay of fabric. Lancaster County Amish; made circa 1920.

Lone Star Quilt with Broderie Perse; Circa 1830   Inquire for Price  

Glorious is the best way to describe this Lone Star quilt with chintz border and applique (broderie perse). The colors are as vibrant as the day it was made in the 1830's. It is finely stipple quilted with diagonal lines. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. The chintz retains its original glaze. There were a very few nicks in the chintz border. Rather than risk any additional, I had very fine netting sewn over the border to stabilize it. It is evident to the touch but not to the... Click for details
Lone Star Quilt with Broderie Perse; Circa 1830
Lancaster County Amish Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1930's
  Lancaster County Amish Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1930's   $9,500

This stunning Nine Patch variation has all of the bells and whistles one hopes for in a Lancaster County Amish quilt. The colors are the classic jewel tones used in Lancaster wool quilts. The same Nine Patch on point blocks are used throughout but the use of color creates a center medallion. It is well quilted with a variety of floral patterns. Condition is excellent; measurements are 84" square. Made in the 1930's.

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