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Diamonds Hooked Rug: Circa 1920   $975   

Light and dark Diamonds in shades of tans and browns are highlighted with red centers and frame. Colors are reminiscent of a Navaho weaving. Excellent condition. Measures 38" x 59"; circa 1920.      
  
Diamonds Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
Irish Bear Paw Puzzle Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Irish Bear Paw Puzzle Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $1,675

It's difficult to find a name for this dynamic geometric quilt because it forms so many patterns. The basic block is much like a Basket pattern. The adjoining red blocks form a Bow Tie or Hourglass. Each square divided into a red and green triangle surrounded by a peach sawtooth is another way to look at the primary pattern. In sum, it's a fabulous, original piece with a lots of movement. The unlikely combination of these solid colors adds to the drama of the piece. The triangle border is the... Click for details

Margot de Taxco Enamel on Sterling Pins   $145  

Two wonderful enamel animal pins by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950. Both are in excellent condition and well hallmarked. Birds measure 1 3/4" wide and 5/8" tall. Fish is 2" wide and 1 5/8"tall. Glorious colors.
Margot de Taxco Enamel on Sterling Pins
Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.
  Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.   $595

Absolutely charming crib quilt that is a miniaturized version of Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam. Each dress and shirt is a different fabric. Pristine, unwashed condition. Nicely quilted. Backing fabric of sailboats is equally interesting to use as a wholecloth quilt. Measures 45" x 54". Pennsylvania origin; 1930's.

One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania   $475  

Crib Quilt consisting of Bars filled with One Patches. Excellent, unwashed condition. Top was made circa 1890 and, based upon the backing, probably quilted in the 1930's. Pieces such as these that are completed a generation later are called Mother-Daughter quilts but do not refer to family relations. Measures 48" x 52"; Pennsylvania origin.
One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania
Horsehead and Good Luck Horseshoes Hooked Rug
  Horsehead and Good Luck Horseshoes Hooked Rug   $1,195

Charming hooked rug with a horse head surrounded by four lucky horseshoes. These two literal elements are surrounded by more abstract concentric squares, making for a very pleasing composition. Nice combination of soft and deep colors. Excellent condition; professionally mounted. Horse's eye is a piece of appliqued cotton; rest of the rug is wool. Circa 1920; measures 33" x 38".

Los Castillo Silver, Copper and Brass Choker Necklace   $565  

Streamlined choker necklace in sterling, copper and brass made by Los Castillo who takes credit for initiating work with married metals. Substantial weight; well hinged links. Measures approximately 16" in circumference (can't be more precise because of the curve of the necklace) and 7/16" wide. Excellent condition.
Los Castillo Silver, Copper and Brass Choker Necklace
Margot de Taxco Earrings; Circa 1950
  Margot de Taxco Earrings; Circa 1950   Sold

Two pairs of screwback earrings by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950. Left pair - Typical of the curvilinear designs with balls often employed by Margot. 1 3/8" long and 5/16" wide. Right - Very deco looking design in black and white enamel. 1 1/4" long.Both in excellent condition.

Gucci 18 Karat Gold with Sterling Sun Earrings   $925  

Terrific Sun Face Earrings by primo Italian design house - Gucci. Eighteen karat gold circles surround the silver sun faces. Measure 1 1/8" in diameter. Excellent condition. French backs - posts and clips. Probably circa 1970.
Gucci 18 Karat Gold with Sterling Sun Earrings
Sterling Silver Bracelet by Emma; Circa 1950
  Sterling Silver Bracelet by Emma; Circa 1950   $485

Strongly designed, bracelet by Emma who worked in Taxco in the 1950's. Pre-Columbian birds alternate with panels of raised dots in this very heavy weight bracelet. Measures 1 1/8" wide and approximately 7 1/2" long. Safety chain makes it impossible to measure more precisely. Placement of safety chain inhibits putting the bracelet on and taking it off. One jump ring can easily be moved to give greater flexibility. Excellent condition.

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