Light and dark colors beautifully highlight the diagonal diamond pattern of this early crib quilt. It is made of beautiful printed fabrics on both front and back. Probably New England origin; made circa 1850. Measurements are 27" x 30"; excellent condition.
This little One Patch Doll Quilt is a perfect miniature gem. The patches are about 3/4" square. Condition is excellent. It is unusually well stitched for a doll quilt with a small diamond pattern. It measures 9 3/4" x 11 1/4". The binding is the off white backing turned to the front. Made circa 1890; Pennsylvania origin.
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.
Double Pyramids pattern crib quilt (aka Old Maid's Puzzle)that is ever so Pennsylvania. The rust and yellow calico color combination is typical of Lancaster County where this was made. The blocks are nicely scaled to make a child size quilt. Excellent condition; circa 1880. Measures 37 1/2" x 39". Backing is a beautiful brown plaid.
Totally reversible crib quilt with a Nine Patch on one side and cheater's cloth on the reverse. It is machine quilted; in excellent, unwashed condition. The maker had a good eye for design but perhaps not the luxury of enough time to finely hand quilt. Made circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 28" x 30".
Large, homemade black doll that is well dressed and bejeweled. She has a "Diamond" ring and bracelets (that are old but added later).
She measures 24" tall; wears her original clothing including lace up boots. Over her petticoat are a wool skirt; vest and cape. Nicely stitched face and hands. Minor, expected wear. Clothes indicate third quarter of 19th century.
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.
Good things really do come in small packages. This miniature quilt measures just 9 1/2" square. It is a perfectly scaled down version of a full size quilt. It is professionally mounted on a stretcher and ready to be hung as a small piece of art. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
Twentyfive patches are combined in this cheerful crib quilt to form a chain pattern. The whole is beautifully framed by a small scale Wild Goose Chase border.
Measurements are 41" x 42". Pennsylvania origin. Freshly laundered and in excellent condition.
Charming Baskets crib quilt that combines a traditional pattern with an abstract twist. The handles of the baskets are cleverly used to create an inner frame. Measures 38" wide x 37" tall; excellent condition. Connecticut origin; circa 1880.
This fine Fans Doll quilt was made by the same hand as # 1212628 and 1212629. It is in unwashed condition with one spot about the size of a pea on one of the outer triangles. Solid blue fabric alternate with printed feedsacks. Measurements are 22" square. Delaware origin;embroidered date of 1935 on the back.
Very finely made Six Point Stars doll quilt with an unusual feature. Both the border and backing are half blue print and half pink. Not sure whether it was for a boy or girl? Measurements are 18" x 20". Unwashed
condition as perfect as the day it was made in 1934. Delaware origin.
Stunning and unusual single Dresden Plate doll quilt done on a maroon ground. This little gem is very well quilted and has a terrific ice cream cone border and scalloped edge. It is in un-used, pristine condition. The printed fabrics are 1930's feedsack prints. Solid colors are cotton sateen. Measurements are 18 1/2" square.
This Streak of Lightning Crib Quilt is unusual in that it is highlighted with One Patches of solid solid orange and the same brick colored calico used throughout the quilt. It is well quilted with undulating feather patterns following the zig zags. It is in excellent, unwashed condition. The sawtooth border makes a nice frame for the quilt. Measurements are 31" x 44. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870's
Irish Chain doll quilt from the late 19th century. Machine quilted with two different patterns. The white blocks are done in a crisscross pattern and the maroon blocks are done with diagonal lines. Measurements are 20" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1890. Excellent, unwashed condition.