Catalogue


Caesar's Crown Quilt: Circa 1840; Pennsylvania   $2,450   

Exquisitely quilted variation of Caesar's Crown pattern in which the negative space, forming a cloverleaf pattern, is as prominent as the primary block. Several different quilting patterns used, all very well done. Unusual border of half stars. Excellent condition; one very small dark brown area is very inconspicuous. Fabrics are all strong and intact. Measures 83" square; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1840.      
  
Caesar's Crown Quilt: Circa 1840; Pennsylvania
Hole in Barn Door Quilt: Circa 1890; Pa.
  Hole in Barn Door Quilt: Circa 1890; Pa.   $950

Tremendously unusual arrangement for a Hole in the Barn Door quilt. Dramatic diagonal grid makes it different from other renditions of this pattern. Excellent condition. Circa 1890; York County, Pennsylvania. Measures 73" x 74".

Rocky Road to Kansas with Embroidery: Circa 1920; Md.     

Funky, unusual version of Rocky Road to Kansas done in wools with embroidered hearts, animals and floral motifs. Measures 37" x 70", a wonderful size for hanging whether vertically or horizontally. Cotton stripe backing also used to create the binding. Circa 1920; Maryland origin.
Rocky Road to Kansas with Embroidery: Circa 1920; Md.
Maple Leaf Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Maple Leaf Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $695

Wonderful tiny scale to each block of this Maple Leaf crib comforter. Beautiful variety of early fabrics. Tied, rather than quilted. Fabrics are in excellent condition. Has not been washed and has a subtle dark spot visible in photos along the bottom. Measures 39" x 55". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.

Embroidered Botanical Crib Quilt: Circa 1900; Pa.   $685  

Embroidered botanical crib quilt shows eight different types of flowers as well as crescent moons. Excellent condition; professionally laundered. Well quilted and embroidered. Measures 37" x 40"; circa 1900. Pennsylvania origin.
Embroidered Botanical Crib Quilt: Circa 1900; Pa.
Postage Stamp Floral Medallion Quilt: Circa 1930; Iowa
  Postage Stamp Floral Medallion Quilt: Circa 1930; Iowa   $875

Central Floral Wreath pattern created solely with the use of one inch square blocks. Quilting repeats the postage stamp pattern with swirling flowers in corner blocks. May be an Anne Orr pattern. Slight fading to soft seafoam green background. From estate of Walter Heabel; Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Measures 72" x 85 1/2"; circa 1930.

Alphabet Quilt: Dated 1930; Pennsylvania   $735  

Charming Alphabet Quilt with an appliqued image to illustrate each letter. Immaculate, unwashed condition. Muslin ground with pencil lines still showing for the quilting patterns. Signed Lewis (last name illegible) and dated 1930. Measures 74" x 97"; Pennsylvania origin.
Alphabet Quilt: Dated 1930; Pennsylvania
William Spratling Sterling Brooches
  William Spratling Sterling Brooches   Sold

Two early Mexican silver brooches by William Spratling. Circa 1940. Arrow measures 3 inches across. Has slight dimple in center circle. SOLD Silver and amethyst Tulips brooch is 2 1/4" wide and 1" from top to bottom. Excellent condition; $595.

Reversible Beacon Blankets/ Log Cabin Quilt   $925  

It's difficult to imagine two more unlikely patterns used on the same quilt. One side looks like a collage of Beacon blanket fabrics; the other is a traditional Light and Dark Log Cabin done primarily in wools with a few strips of Beacon material and a bit of silk. Both sides are equally striking and in excellent condition. Virginia origin; measures 70" x 80". Circa 1930.
Reversible Beacon Blankets/ Log Cabin Quilt
Margot de Taxco Silver Earrings
  Margot de Taxco Silver Earrings   Sold

Two pairs of Mexican silver earrings, sold separately. Enamel pair on left are a beautiful shade of peacock blue with black. Measure 1 1/2" in length including silver ball and 7/8" wide. Identical to design by Margot de Taxco but not signed as such. Silver locks with keys are unusual and whimsical. Fully marked with Margot signature. Measure 1 1/8" in length (without chain) and almost 3/4" wide. Both pairs in excellent condition.

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