Twenty Five Patch Pillow Cases: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   Sold   

Unusual pair of Twenty Five Patch pillow cases from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; circa 1870. The background fabric of cherries is an interesting contrast with the solid red and white patches. Even more unusual is the swirling print of the background fabric. At first glance, the material looks almost like op art but it is definitely 19th century. The cases are in unwashed condition. They are totally pieced by hand. Measurements are 16 1/2" x 31".      
  
Twenty Five Patch Pillow Cases: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Georgetown Circle Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Georgetown Circle Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $950.00

This striking crib quilt goes by many different names, among which are Georgetown Circle; Crown of Thorns and English Wedding Ring. This bold example makes wonderful use of the combination of red, orange and green to create several different patterns. The quilt measures 39 inches to a side. Because it is square, displaying it on point adds an entirely new dimension to the pattern. Condition is excellent. York County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880's.

Hand Painted Fabric Map of United States; Circaa 1920   $160.00  

This hand painted map of the United States is surely a one of a kind. It is titled "Early America" with images of iconic American scenes such as a Conestoga wagon and a Native American on horseback. Around the border are names of famous Americans such as Paul Revere and Daniel Boone. The front is linen with a textured cotton backing. Measurements are 15 1/2" x 20". There is a little bit of fraying around some of the edging and a small worn spot where the Carolinas would be. Made circa 1920.
Hand Painted Fabric Map of United States; Circaa 1920
Rose of Sharon Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Rose of Sharon Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,800.00

Rose of Sharon goes by several different names. Among them are: Tea Rose; Antique Rose; Whig Rose and Democrat Rose. Regardless of the name, it is a graceful pattern that is rarely seen in crib size. This fine example is beautifully framed with a tulip, leaf and vine border. It has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 42 inches square. Because it is square, it can be hung on point for dramatic effect

Ohio Amish Hole in the Barn Door Doll Quilt: Circa 1920   $625.00  

This Ohio Amish Hole in the Barn Door is large for a doll quilt. It measures 18" x 22 1/2". Some would call this size a cradle quilt. Regardless of how one labels it, the quilt is charming. Each block is nicely scaled at 2 3/4" in diameter. It is hand quilted with postage stamp size squares in white thread. The binding is done by machine as is often the case with Amish quilts.The backing is the same blue fabric as used on the front. Condition is excellent. Ohio origin; circa 1920.
Ohio Amish Hole in the Barn Door Doll Quilt: Circa 1920
One Patch  Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  One Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,285.00

The giant X makes a standout of this One Patch crib quilt. Within the One Patches are four Nine Patch blocks giving even more interest to the movement of the eye around the quilt. It is in pristine; unwashed condition. Measurements are 40 inches square. The use of a Bars pattern for the backing is indicative of the quilt's southeastern Pennsylvania origin. Made circa 1880.

Amish Evening Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1920   Sold  

Richly colored, beautiful Evening Stars Amish crib quilt that is probably from Western Pennsylvania. The deep indigo ground perfectly offsets the salmon colored stars. The quilt is in pristine condition. Measurements are 37" x 44'. It is all cotton including the gray backing that is turned over to create the machine sewn binding. The quilting is all done by hand with a pattern of squares and diagonal lines in the border. Made circa 1920.
Amish Evening Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1920
One Patch Youth Size Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  One Patch Youth Size Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $875.00

This large size crib quilt might better be referred to as a youth quilt. It is an unusual size, measuring 54" x 46". It is comprised of beautiful, well blended brown prints from the 1870's and 1880's. It has a very light batting. Condition is excellent. Pennsylvania origin; last quarter of the 19th century.

Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania   $735.00  

Charming Pinwheels Crib Quilt done on a wonderful small scale. Each Pinwheel block measures 2 3/4 inches in diameter. The red Pinwheel blades really pop against the blue calico ground. The border is nicely quilted with a pattern of diamonds. The quilt has been washed in its lifetime and remains in very good condition. There is one small snag in the blue that is about the size of a pea but no other condition mentionables. The backing is a Bars pattern of the same red and blue fabrics used on the... Click for details
Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania
Lone Star Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Lone Star Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $485.00

This Lone Star (aka Texas Star or Star of Bethlehem) doll quilt is a terrific miniature. Rarely does one see a small one in this pattern. The quilt measures 23 1/2 inches square. Because it is square, it would look especially good if hung on point. It is well quilted with floral medallions in the corners around the Star; cable in the pink border and diagonal lines in the outer border. The front is in spotless condition. There are scattered small orange spots on the back that do not show... Click for details

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