Indigo Feathered Stars Quilt: Circa 1880   $2,250.00   
The pattern, quilting and fabrics all combine to make this Feathered Stars quilt an outstanding example. The twentyfive stars are surrounded by beautifully quilted wreaths and feathers in the white blocks. The stars are made of a variety of indigo prints. The quilt is in excellent condition. It has one very light spot no larger than a dime. Fabrics are all strong. Measurements are 82 inches square; made circa 1880.       Item #1446630
Indigo Feathered Stars Quilt: Circa 1880
 
William Spratling Sterling Silver Belt Buckle
 William Spratling Sterling Silver Belt Buckle   $395.00

Sterling silver belt buckle by William Spratling that would suit a man or woman. The buckle measures 2 inches wide and 1 1/2 inches tall. The opening would hold a belt that is 9/16 inches wide. The buckle is in excellent condition. Hallmark dates to the 1940's.
 

Mill and Stars Quilt: Circa 1920   $1,175.00 

Mill and Stars is a rarely seen pattern with a terrific positive/ negative design. Although it does not look so at first glance, it is actually made entirely of triangles. The use of solid colors makes the dramatic effect particularly striking. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. It is solid blue and white with a cluster of triangles that are in a more blue/gray tone. Measurements are 70" x 80". Made circa 1920.
Mill and Stars Quilt: Circa 1920
 
Pots of Flowers Applique Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
 Pots of Flowers Applique Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $2,800.00

Both the pattern and use of solid colors make this Pots of Flowers as exuberant as they come. Large groups of flowers coming out of small flower pots give a whimsical quality. Combining both fruit and flowers also adds to the fanciful design. Small half blocks of flower pots make a nice border in addition to the curved stems rounding out the corner blocks. The quilt seems to have very light batting, if at all. It is very well appliqued but minimally quilted. Condition is excellent and unwashed.... Click for details
 

Cigar Silks Table Mat: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $2,200.00 

This exceptional table mat is made of cigar silks that were used as advertising for cigar companies. They bundled the cigars in groups of 25 - 50 and used the ribbons to tie them together. In addition to being functional, they served as advertising with the name of the company printed on each. This one has several mentions of Harvard and the Harvard Club in addition. Cigars were the most popular tobacco product of the 19th century. The edging of this piece is large and elaborate. It measures... Click for details
Cigar Silks Table Mat: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
 
Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt:L Circa  1880
 Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt:L Circa 1880   $1,485.00

Solid colors enhance the whirling movement of this Windmill Blades (aka Pineapple) Log cabin quilt. The choice of colors is unusual and pleasing. It may be difficult to tell but the outer border is a dark teal blue/green. The very light pink and celadon are an interesting choice rather than the more often seen white for contrast. The outer border is nicely quilted with flower medallions and scrolling feathers. Condition is excellent. Measurements are 82" x 84. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.
 

Emilia Castillo Silver and Gold Large Cuff Bracelet   $1,600.00 

This wide sterling silver and 24 karat gold cuff bracelet has tremendous impact. The body of the bracelet is sterling silver with a patchwork of squares of 24 karat gold. The bracelet is 2 inches wide. It measures 2 1/2 inches in diameter which can be adjusted to a slightly larger or smaller size. This bracelet makes a bold statement for a man or woman. It weighs a hefty 138 grams.
Emilia Castillo Silver and Gold Large Cuff Bracelet
 
Fred Davis Sterling Box with Onyx Face: Circa 1940
 Fred Davis Sterling Box with Onyx Face: Circa 1940   $875.00

Handmade sterling silver box with a carved onyx face that is emblematic of the work of Fred Davis. Davis was the first person to promote Mexican folk art and jewelry, beginning work in Mexico City in the 1920's. This beautifully crafted box was probably made for cigarettes but would serve equally well for business cards or other small items. Hand hammer marks are intentionally visible on the inside with a smooth finish on the outside. The box measures 3 1 1/6" wide; 4 1/16" long and 5/16"... Click for details
 

Velvet String Stars Antique Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $985.00 

The pattern; colors and fabrics make a striking and unusual String Stars quilt. It is made of richly colored velvets, some of which have patterning within them. Light colored embroidery around each block and star highlights that within. The quilt is a top and backing that have been heavily stitched together. While there is no distinct binding, it does appear to be finished as the edges have been sewn down. One could add a separate binding or turn the edge over to create one but neither is... Click for details
Velvet String Stars Antique Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
 
Patriotic LeMoyne Stars Quilt: Circa 1930's; Pennsylvania
 Patriotic LeMoyne Stars Quilt: Circa 1930's; Pennsylvania   $835.00

The red, white and blue color scheme gives this LeMoyne Stars a patriotic feel. Corner block stars repeating the small ones in the body of the quilt are a nice touch. Triple borders frame the stars well. It is quilted with cable patterns throughout. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. Measurements are 66" x 84". Pennsylvania origin; made 1930's.

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