Catalogue


Triangle Barnraising Quilt: Circa 1890; Penn.   $1,285   

Unusual variation of a barnraising pattern done in triangles rather than the usual log cabin strips. Pristine, unwashed condition with a beautiful variety of rich fabrics. The back is pieced in a bars pattern. Circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 78 inches x 80 inches.      
  
Triangle Barnraising Quilt: Circa 1890; Penn.
Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
  Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $1,875

Pristine, unwashed version of the Economy Patch pattern. The solid red alternate blocks contrasting with the variety of calicoes give this quilt a very strong presence. Measures 86 inches square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1890.

Strip Triangles Quilt: Circa 1880, Pennsylvania   $625  

Initially, this pattern looks as though it consists of large pieced triangles. In actuality, they are made up of strips about one inch in width. Wonderful 1870's fabrics. The reverse is pieced in squares. No flaws on the front. A blotch is visible in the photo of the reverse side. Measures 73" x 74". Pennsylvania origin.
Strip Triangles Quilt: Circa 1880, Pennsylvania
Pots of Tulips Quilt; Circa 1880; Penn.
  Pots of Tulips Quilt; Circa 1880; Penn.   $975

Probably original pattern of stylized, funky pots of tulips. Has been professionally washed. Well quilted. Solid color red fabric and two different green calicoes. Pennsylvania origin. Measures 75 inches x 78 inches.

Touching Stars Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.   $595  

This quilt is as crisp and pristine as the day it was made. It was clearly packed away and never used. Beautiful background color blue. The squares and diamonds in the negative space around the stars form secondary patterns.Cable quilting in the border. Pennsylvania origin; measures 68 inches x 84 inches.
Touching Stars Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.
Sunbonnet Sue Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.
  Sunbonnet Sue Quilt; Circa 1930; Penn.   $695

Sunbonnet Sue was one of the most popular patterns of the early twentieth century. This particular arrangement with a large Sue overseeing the others is most unusual. Has been professionally washed. Pennsylvania origin; measures 74 inches square.

Cheater's Cloth Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.   $775  

Pristine, unwashed reversible quilt. One side is brick and green calico bars and the other is printed patchwork. Un-used condition; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 86" x 94".
Cheater's Cloth Quilt; Circa 1880, Penn.
Baskets Quilt; Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Baskets Quilt; Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $975

Beautifully executed version of a Basket pattern. Pristine, unwashed condition. An unusual choice of color make this quilt a real stand-out. The back is pieced in bars pattern as seen in the last detail photo, making this quilt equally usable on both sides. Excellent quilting. Measures 78 inches square; Pennsylvania origin.

Wool Crazy Quilt; Ca. 1890; Mennonite Penn.   $875  

Stunning wool crazy quilt in unusual colors. Truly looks like an aerial landscape. Well made -nicely quilted and embroidered throughout. Lancaster County Mennonite origin. Front is pristine; slight damage to the back. Measures 75 inches square.
Wool Crazy Quilt; Ca. 1890; Mennonite Penn.
Trip Around the World Quilt; Pa., Ca. 1880
  Trip Around the World Quilt; Pa., Ca. 1880   $695

Very vibrant version of a classic Pennsylvania pattern. This example was made in Lancaster County; circa 1880. Probably never washed. Measures 80" x 82".

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