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Lancaster County Amish Embroidered Quilt: Ca. 1920   $1,450   

Embroidered pinwheels of this type are usually seen decorating pillows; rarely are they an entire quilt pattern. This Lancaster County Amish example is very well planned out with diagonal rows of color. Background is men's wool suiting fabrics. Quilted in green thread with zigzag patterning throughout the border. Measures 75" x 78". Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.      
  
Lancaster County Amish Embroidered Quilt: Ca. 1920
Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,525

This is one of the most classic of nineteenth century quilt patterns, beautifully done in rust and green calico. The stars and delicate sawtooth border are very well pieced. Nicely quilted with an unusual undulating pattern in the border. Measures 85" square; circa 1870. Has been professionally washed. Pennsylvania origin.

Tree Everlasting with Applique Quilt;Ca. 1870   $2,200  

To the best of my knowledge, this is a unique pattern. The bars are an unusual variation of Tree Everlasting and combined with the Crossed Tulips, I believe it to be one of a kind. The use of solid colors further sets off the wonderful center. Excellent condition; has been professionally washed. Measures 87" x 97"; circa 1870. Pennsylvania origin.
Tree Everlasting with Applique Quilt;Ca. 1870
Three Sigi Pineda Silver Brooches; Circa 1950
  Three Sigi Pineda Silver Brooches; Circa 1950   Sold

Three silver brooches by Sigi Pineda in his characteristic biomorphic style. Fish measures just under 3" wide and 1 1/8" top to bottom. Eye is a silver bead. $195 Flower with green stones that are probably aventurine measures 3" tall and 1 1/2" wide. SOLD Abstract brooch measures 2 1/2" wide and 1" tall; $225.

Wool Crossroads Quilt: Circa 1870   $795  

Rich colored fine wools were used to make this exceptional version of the Crossroads pattern. Highly unusual cotton printed fabric on the back would make this an equally interesting whole cloth quilt to be used on the reverse.Excellent condition on both sides. Measures 81" square.
Wool Crossroads Quilt: Circa 1870
Streak of Lightning with One Patch Quilt; Oklahoma
  Streak of Lightning with One Patch Quilt; Oklahoma   $695

This is a dynamic country quilt with a native American feel. The solid red and blue chambray of the streak of lightning jump out from the plaids and checks. In excellent condition. Back is dark blue and white gingham check. Measures 67" x 83". Oklahoma origin; circa 1910.

Reversible Barnraising/ One Patch Quilt; Circa 1880   $695  

This bold Barnraising Log Cabin is made of wool challis from the 1870's. It reverses to a cotton calico One Patch. Dazzling use of stripes in the center. Some damage to the wools, much of which is visible in a close-up. It does not detract from the overall dramatic impact of the quilt. Measures 68" x 87"; Pennsylvania origin.
Reversible Barnraising/ One Patch Quilt; Circa 1880
3 Hector Aguilar Silver Pins; Circa 1950
  3 Hector Aguilar Silver Pins; Circa 1950   Sold

Three pins by the well known Mexican designer, Hector Aguilar. The stick pin has an onyx stone; the decorative portion of the pin measures 1 inch in length; price is $325. Triangle pin measures both 2 1/4" in width and in length; $475. Bar pin is 2 1/2" wide and 1/2" tall; $325. Both bar and triangle pins are illustrated in Penny Morrill's "Silver Masters of Mexico".

Half Circle Hooked Rug; Circa 1930   $495  

This unusual half circle rug is both graceful and folky. Subtle variation in the background color adds to the depth of the design. Reminiscent of the classical urn themes seen in many decorative arts of 100 years earlier. Circa 1930; Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Wool; measures 37" wide and 24" tall.
Half Circle Hooked Rug; Circa 1930
Ocean Waves Quilt; Circa 1910, Penn.
  Ocean Waves Quilt; Circa 1910, Penn.   $695

This is a pristine Ocean Waves quilt with a pieced bars back, typical of eastern Pennsylvania. Background color is an unusual slate blue/ gray highlighted with quilting in white thread. The quilting patterns alternate between bars and flowers. Nice variety of turn of the century fabrics. Measures 74" x 76".

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