Catalogue


Los Castillo Sterling Silver Brooches   $475   

Two dramatic, rare designs in sterling silver by Los Castillo. Leaf pin dates to the early 1940's; measures 3 3/4" from stem to tip. Can be worn equally well in any direction. Circle pin dates circa 1950. Measures 2 1/8" in diameter. Finely detailed. Both in excellent condition.      
  
Los Castillo Sterling Silver Brooches
Bricks Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland
  Bricks Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland   $675

Streamlined, perhaps original pattern that I have termed Bricks, for want of a more proper name. Wonderfully abstract in its simplicity. Nicely quilted including concentric half circles in the border that are a terrific contrast to the geometry of the rest of the quilting as well as the pieced pattern. Measures 40" x 55"; excellent condition. Maryland origin.

Flying Geese Quilt: Circa 1930; Maryland   $675  

Flying Geese quilt ( closely related to Birds in the Air but with fewer triangles) done in lovely shades of soft pink and grayish blue. Outer two borders quilted with a wide chevron; cable quilted inner border. Spotless condition. Name of maker available to purchaser. Maryland origin; circa 1930. Measures 72" x 76".
Flying Geese Quilt: Circa 1930; Maryland
Dove in the Window Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
  Dove in the Window Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania   $1,650

This unusual quilt is closest to the Dove in the Window or Goose Tracks patterns. Well made with a terrific, whimsical swag border. The soft blue calico background beautifully sets off the pink and green. Professionally laundered; excellent condition. Measures 82" x 88"; circa 1860. Pennsylvania origin.

Lone Star Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $2,400  

Dramatic Lone Star quilt (aka Star of Bethlehem) with the most unusual of background fabrics. It's a print I've never seen before that has the profile of a woman. It may be earlier than the calicoes of the star. Unwashed condition. Some oxidation to the solid orange fabric. Measures 100" square, unusually large for the 1870's when it was made. Pennsylvania origin.
Lone Star Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Geometric Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; New England
  Geometric Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; New England   $650

Wonderful checkerboard type geometric pattern hooked rug. Great use of lights, darks and variegation. Beautiful shade of blue not often seen in such generous amounts in this type of rug. Measures 28" x 42 1/2": wool. Circa 1920 with an earlier checked cotton backing. Excellent condition.

House Hooked Rug: Circa 1900; Maryland   $2,800  

Fabulous abstracted version of a House Hooked Rug. The entrance to the path looks like an upside down heart. Perhaps it was a sweethearts cottage? Great borders make the entire composition varied, unusual end eye catching. Professionally cleaned and restored on edges. Mounted on stretcher that measures 27" x 40". Primarily cotton with some wool. Circa 1900; Maryland origin.
House Hooked Rug: Circa 1900; Maryland
Corn and Beans Quilt: Circa 1910; Pennsylvania
  Corn and Beans Quilt: Circa 1910; Pennsylvania   $775

Geometric quilt that comes closest in pattern to Corn and Beans or Fox and Geese. Placement of the blocks, as well as the use of fabrics, makes this soft toned quilt quite dazzling in patterning. There is actually not a secondary or background block. Both take on equal prominence. Shirting plaids and stripes are nicely complemented by the double blue and pink calico prints. Unwashed condition; one tiny brown spot visible in close-up photos. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1910.

Baskets Quilt: Circa 1900; Pennsylvania   $1,075  

Exuberant Baskets pattern quilt in the color combination so popular in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. Well planned use of color; carrying through the border color to the top of the baskets gives each one a light feel. Diagonal grid with red blocks also adds unification as well as punchiness. Excellent condition. Measures 82" square; circa 1900.
Baskets Quilt: Circa 1900; Pennsylvania
Tiffany Silver and Gold Moneyclip;  Silver Paperweight
  Tiffany Silver and Gold Moneyclip; Silver Paperweight   $450

Both of these accessories have the substantial weight one would expect from Tiffany. Moneyclip is 2 1/4" long by 3/4" wide; sterling with 18 karat gold band down the center; $450. Sterling Horseshoe is 2 7/8" wide and 3" long. Has all the detail of an actual horseshoe SOLD

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