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Folk Art Handmade Pillows   Sold   

Two unique, handmade pillows Black face on left - made of cotton sateen with wool embroidery. Wonderful plaited hairstyle. Three dimensional lips; oilcloth eyes are cut out to enhance her coy smile. Measures 12" in diameter; circa 1920. Circle pillow with appliqued date 1893 and initials SM. Hearts appliqued on both sides. Made of wool suiting with some old, very well done repairs. Measures 13" in diameter.      
  
Folk Art Handmade Pillows
Metal Guitar from Assembled Parts
  Metal Guitar from Assembled Parts   $875

Cleverly designed metal guitar made entirely of recycled parts. Center is a clock face; includes many nails,bolts,screws,coils and pieces I cannot identify. Back opens and can have clock works installed, although I believe it more than stands on its own as a musical sculpture. Measures 25 1/2" tall and 7 1/2" wide. Circa 1950?

Sigi Pineda Boomerang Brooch with Amethyst   $250  

This Boomerang pin is one of Sigi Pineda's iconic designs. Has nice, clear amethyst. Made circa 1950. Measures 2 1/2" x 1 1/4; can be worn in any direction.
Sigi Pineda Boomerang Brooch with Amethyst
Star of Bethlehem Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Star of Bethlehem Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,985

Pristine condition Star of Bethlehem quilt on an unusual indigo calico ground. Nicely planned with the central star repeating the fabrics of the corner stars. Unwashed condition. Border fabric may "read" as pink but is actually a tiny red and white stripe. Measures 76" x 78: Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1880.

Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Bracelet   $1,250  

Well crafted, substantial weight silver bracelet by Antonio Pineda. Fits medium/large wrist. Made of 970 silver, higher quality than sterling. Each link is 3/4" at widest point. Excellent condition; circa 1960.
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Bracelet
William Spratling Silver and Ebony Cuff Bracelet
  William Spratling Silver and Ebony Cuff Bracelet   $3,400

RARE and stunning silver and ebony cuff bracelet by silver master, William Spratling. Excellent condition. Fits a small wrist; measures 2 1/16" inside diameter. Opening is 1 1/16". Wood is 1 1/2" at widest. Hallmark dates from 1956 - 62. Won't fit all wrists but for the Cinderella whose size is right, this is a beauty.

Amish Bricks Quilt with Embroidery: Circa 1930   $1,875  

Amish Bricks Quilt embellished with floral embroidery. This type of embroidery is usually done by the Amish on pillows or seat cushions; I have not seen it on a quilt. Made of wools with cotton binding and backing; circa 1930. Inner frame cleverly relates to the primary bricks pattern. Mid-west origin, probably Indiana as the feather quilting pattern in the border is most often from that area. Excellent condition; measures 67" x 72".Outer border is more of a gray color than shows on my monitor.
Amish Bricks Quilt with Embroidery: Circa 1930
Delectable Mountains Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
  Delectable Mountains Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $735

A traditional Double T pattern quilt becomes more elaborate by the addition of triangles, making it more like a variation of Delectable Mountains. Very nicely quilted with wreaths in each of the white blocks. Professionally laundered; pristine condition. Lovely paisley type red printed fabric throughout. Measures 78" x 80"; circa 1890. Chambersburg, Pennsylvania origin. Name tag of Dora V. Williams attached and the initials DVW are written in ink on the binding.

Antonio Pineda Moonstone Necklace & Bracelet Set   Inquire for Price  

Elegant sterling silver with moonstones necklace and bracelet set by Antonio Pineda. Oval stones work well with the trapezoidal silver links. Stones have wonderful translucence. Necklace measures approximately 17"; bracelet about 8". Both are 970 silver. Excellent condition; circa 1960.
Antonio Pineda Moonstone Necklace & Bracelet Set
Prairie Points Quilt: Circa 1880
  Prairie Points Quilt: Circa 1880   $3,600

Extraordinarily unusual quilt made entirely of folded triangles known as prairie points. Has an unbelievable array of late 19th century printed fabrics. Each triangle measures about 3/4" wide at the base. Backing is made of Centennial flags. Front is in excellent condition; some water staining to the back that does not come through to the front. Measures 61" x 70".

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