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One Patch Bars Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland   $650   

This country quilt has a bit more sophistication than most. The blocks filled with One Patches are set so that there are diagonal lines of color. Bars between the blocks are solid color red while the border is a small print very close in color. Excellent condition; short green Bars between the blocks started as a darker color but have faded uniformly to a soft green. Measures 66" x 70". Frederick County, Maryland origin; circa 1880.      
  
One Patch Bars Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland
William Spratling Sterling Tea Strainer
  William Spratling Sterling Tea Strainer   $675

Elegant sterling silver tea strainer by silver master, William Spratling. The openings make a lovely overall design interspersed with four stars. Excellent condition. Measures 4 13/16" long and 2 1/16" wide. Hallmark dates to the 1940's.

Carpenter's Wheel Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.   $595  

This 1930's quilt densely combines several patterns but because the colors are soft, it is not overwhelming. In between the Carpenter's Square Blocks (aka Broken Star) are Four Patches. The wonderful candystripe border; four patch and LeMoyne stars are all the same solid pink and blue fabrics. The arms of the outer stars are made from a nice selection of feedsack prints. The quilt measures 72" square. It is in excellent condition; nicely quilted with cable pattern in the border. Pennsylvania... Click for details
Carpenter's Wheel Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.
Hector Aguilar Braided Silver Cuff Bracelet
  Hector Aguilar Braided Silver Cuff Bracelet   $2,200

Strong design to this braided cuff bracelet by silver master, Hector Aguilar. The bracelet is 940 silver, higher quality than the sterling standard. Each end has a series of five circles. Hallmark dates between 1948 and 1962. The cuff is 7/8" wide. Size can be adjusted to fit a man or woman with virtually any size wrist.

Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1880's: Maryland   $675  

Variable Stars quilt done on a double pink ground. The stars are done with a nice selection of printed fabrics and a pleasing scale. Each block is 4 1/2" in diameter. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. Backing is plain muslin. Quilted with chevrons in the border and intersecting diagonal lines in the body of the quilt. Measurements are 66" x 84". Walkersville, Maryland origin (Frederick County); Circa 1890
Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1880's: Maryland
Braided Beads necklace: Circa 1950
  Braided Beads necklace: Circa 1950   $165

Colorful beaded necklace in which four strands are woven into a braid. Each color is made of eight strands that are tightly woven together. The necklace is 2" in circumference and 16 1/2" in length.

Tane Sterling and Gold Vermeil Necklace   $385  

Sterling silver and gold vermeil choker necklace by Tane, the jeweler known as Mexico's equivalent of Tiffany. Measures 16 7/8" long. Links are 1/4" wide. Probably made in the 1970's. Has one small nick; all else in excellent condition.
Tane Sterling and Gold Vermeil Necklace
Assembled Set of Children's Chairs: Circa 1930
  Assembled Set of Children's Chairs: Circa 1930   $1,400

Four homemade chairs for children found in Chiapas, Mexico. The largest is 16 1/2" tall to the crest; the smallest is 13". Well made with wood pegs and mortise and tenons. Each has distinctive characteristics of the family in which it was made. Certainly sturdy enough to be used by children or interesting enough to be grouped as a sculptural tower. Made circa 1930's.

Postage Stamp Quilt: Circa 1890; Maryland   $1,450  

Postage Stamp quilt with a wide variety of late 19th century fabrics. The two borders most likely date to the late 1880's or 90's. Alternating the printed blocks with white ones gives the overall pattern a nice twinkle. It is in excellent, unwashed condition. The borders are quilted in a chevron pattern and the body of the quilt with diamonds. The back is plain muslin. Measurements are 70" x 79". Walkersville, Maryland (Frederick County) origin.
Postage Stamp Quilt: Circa 1890; Maryland
Wild Goose Chase Quilt: Maryland; Circa 1890
  Wild Goose Chase Quilt: Maryland; Circa 1890   $875

Pattern; color and scale are combined in this Wild Goose Chase Quilt to make a very bold statement. The quilt is in pristine; un-used condition. It is from Walkersville, Maryland (Frederick County); circa 1890. Measurements are 71" x 84". The pattern is equally effective whether shown vertically or horizontally.

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