Nine Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $595.00   

This classic Nine Patch quilt is nicely scaled and well quilted. There is a flower in each of the white blocks and a feather running throughout the border. It is freshly laundered. The border fabric is a more ivory shade of white than the interior. The quilt is in outstanding condition. Measurements are 40" x 52". Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.      
  
Nine Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Pair of Streak of Lightning Pillow Cases: Ca. 1830; Pa.
  Pair of Streak of Lightning Pillow Cases: Ca. 1830; Pa.   $935.00

This is one of the finest and earliest pairs of pillow cases I have had the pleasure to own. They Streak of Lightning is a pattern rarely seen in pillow cases. They are in excellent condition with beautiful fabrics and hand crocheted lace on the edges. Measurements are 17 1/2" x 31" including edging. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1830's.

Single Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Missouri   Sold  

It is interesting that this Irish Chain is actually created totally with Improved Nine Patch blocks. Positioning them as the maker did makes for a lovely diagonal Single Irish Chain. The same red squares were turned on point to create a very effective diamond border. Quilted with patterns of diamonds. Measurements are 36" x 44". Columbia, Missouri origin; circa 1880.
Single Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Missouri
Delectable Mountains Crib Quilt: Circa 1860
  Delectable Mountains Crib Quilt: Circa 1860   $475.00

This Delectable Mountains crib quilt is done in an unusual and clever way. Using the same blocks in alternating red and white and abutting them as she did, creates an entirely new image. It is well quilted with small squares in the white blocks and diagonal lines in the border. The red has softened from multiple washings in its 150 year lifetime but it remains a strong pattern. Measurements are 36 1/2" x 43".

Sailboats Cradle Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.   $325.00  

Charming Sailboats cradle quilt set on a blue field reminiscent of water and/ or the sky. Printed fabrics include feedsacks. Excellent condition; nicely quilted including a cable throughout the border. Measures 20" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.
Sailboats Cradle Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.
LeMoyne Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1900
  LeMoyne Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1900   $1,095.00

Red and blue LeMoyne Stars crib quilt made even more charming by the quilted inscription "Grandma's Darling". Finely quilted with patterns of small squares. Measures 36" x 43". Three striped borders continue the patriotic theme. Excellent condition with very slight wear to a small part of the binding.

Chinese Coins and Wild Goose Chase Crib Quilt:1926   $1,400.00  

This richly colored crib quilt effectively combines both Chinese Coins and Wild Goose Chase patterns. It is probably made mostly of men's silk and satin neckties with a cotton sateen backing. On the back is written "Made by Mrs. D. Gardner for Eola 1926. ". It measures 37" x 50" and can be hung either vertically or horizontally. Excellent condition; Pennsylvania origin.
Chinese Coins and Wild Goose Chase Crib Quilt:1926
Cotton Crazy Crib Quilt with Embroidered message:1885
  Cotton Crazy Crib Quilt with Embroidered message:1885   $3,200.00

Embroidered in the blocks of this unique crib quilt is the following message: Your childhood years, they will soon be over And your school days, then all will be... May health, wealth and happiness be your lot As long as your life shall last. Your Grandma has made this spread for your feet And decked it with colors all bright And when you are warmly tucked into your bed Then think of your Grandma - Good night. Harriet S. Smith, Aged 69 June 11th, 1885 Westford, Mass. Detail photos... Click for details

Four Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $695.00  

This Four Patch Crib Quilt is dense with color. It is made with a wonderful grouping of late 19th century fabrics. Excellent condition. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Measures 45 1/2" square.
Four Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Nine Patch Crib Quilt/Wild Goose Chase: Ca.1920;Pa.
  Nine Patch Crib Quilt/Wild Goose Chase: Ca.1920;Pa.   $650.00

This Nine Patch Crib Quilt must have been made by someone with a droll sense of humor. The centers utilize printed fabric with geese and the entire piece is framed by a Wild Goose Chase border. I prefer to think this was not coincidence. Unused condition; has several tiny spots that I do not think merit laundering. Quilted with diagonal lines. Utilizes several different blue fabrics. Measures 36" x 37". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.

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