Very well made Nine Patch doll quilt with the blocks placed so as to form diagonal chains. The solid red centers are especially successful in carrying the eye across the diagonal and continuing the color of the border and binding. Measurements are 20 1/2" x 27 1/2". Quilted with squares set on point; excellent condition. Made 1930's; Pennsylvania origin.
A Persian mafrash panel in knotted pile with cotton warp and wool weft, maybe from Meshkin. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: clean, very good, only selvage wrapping partially lost. Dimension without fringes: 30 cm x 88 cm.
A wool saddlebag face in densely knotted pile from the Qashqai People. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: clean, few traces of usage. Dimension without fringes: 64.5 cm x 58.5 cm.
This traditional Hawaiian applique quilt is done with colors more typical of Pennsylvania than Hawaii. I don't think I've seen another Hawaiian quilt with this rich teal background. It is stitched with echo quilting, typical of Hawaiian quilts, that follows the pattern of the applique. Hawaiian quilts are always striking with their strong central pattern but the colors of this example make it particularly so.
Measurements are 74" square; very good condition.
An adorable pair of Pillows with floral accents, originally from Provence in the South of France. Usual wears can be seen here and there due to the age. Dimensions 8”high/ 10”wide.
Delicate colors make this Double Nine Patch quilt very fresh and airy. Solid color pink centers anchor each block and also form diagonal chains throughout the quilt.The same coral-ish pink is used for the back and binding. It is nicely quilted with diagonal lines. Measurements are 72" x 88"; made circa 1930; excellent condition.
This Lancaster County Amish four patch in a nine patch quilt is brilliantly arranged.The maker used the same colors throughout but placed them so as to create the unusual overall X pattern. This might be a one of a kind.
The solid color blocks and border are beautifully quilted with floral wreaths. The body of the quilt is in outstanding condition. There is some fraying to parts of the binding. Measurements are 72" x 78. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.
this beautiful set of 4 cocktail,tea napkins or even doilies has the most intricate pulled lace, filled with Maltese crosses and then hem stitched all 4 sides. All are freshly laundered. There is 1 shown in photos with what seems to be a small flaw in the weave of the fine cotton fabric. Only shows under close inspection. Measure approx. 11 1/2",
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This c. 1900 large linen centerpiece has 8 bouquets of daisies embroidered in beautiful royal society silk work. White daisies with yellow centers and green stems wrapped around with champagne colored silk embroidered ribbon. The beautifully scalloped edge is worked in silk buttonhole stitching. In excellent condition as found! Measures 19" dia.
This graceful Crossed Flowers applique quilt is a Mountain Mist pattern known as Old Fashioned Rose. It is densely quilted with a waffle design throughout. The squares measure a mere 1/2" to a side. The shaded pinks and yellows blend perfectly with the greens of the leaves and stems. Measurements are 79" x 82". The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in pristine condition. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.
A wonderful young girl's brown checked two piece dress from the last quarter of the 19th C. The dress is both hand and treadle machine sewn and the workmanship is exquisite. The waist band is backed with another brown check that is a very nice touch. There are holes and repairs at the elbows and yet the rest of the dress seems almost crisp and hardly worn. The dress is 29" top of neck to bottom of hem. Circa 1880
Hawaiian applique quilts are made with a central design format as seen in this fine example. Echo quilting outlines the appliqued patterning. The wonderful color of this applique quilt conveys the warmth of the Hawaiian sun. It is golden but not the neon tone that may appear on some monitors.
This quilt was made by Addie Bissell Durham during the time from 1937- 1940 when she lived in Hawaii. It is in excellent, unwashed condition with one small spot near an edge. Measurements are 84" x 104".
Wow! I love this set, for decoration or use. Rare Hartmann Tweed with Mod Pattern in wonderful colors. Classic Hartmann Leather Strap Trim. Large Bag Measures appx 26 x 19 and the Smaller is 21 x 12. Condition is Good to Very Good. Good Working Order. A bit of wear to corners of leather strapping. A bit of corrosion to hardware..minor and a couple of small stains on lining..minor. The larger bag is not rigid on sides, a bit of play. Has hardware id tags from original IA owner...
This is a particularly fine example of the desirable New York Beauty pattern. The colors really seem to give off the glow of sunshine. It is well quilted with overlapping circles that are a terrific complement to the round pieced pattern. The New York Beauty pattern was named by Mountain Mist in 1930 when they published it with recommendations for this particular color combination and quilting patterns...
This is a beautiful example of the much sought after, Delectable Mountains quilt pattern. It is done in a pleasing soft shade of pink. The center forms an Evening Star pattern and it has a wonderful zig zag border framing all. Embroidered in a corner is the name Edna M. Adams and the date 1929. It is the same Edna Adams who signed the Star quilt item # 1238674, although this time she added her initial, making her easier to trace if one wanted. It is in excellent condition and very nicely quilted...
This dynamic quilt is made of a unique combination of Lone Star (aka Star of Bethlehem) and Tulip patterns. The way in which the tulips are placed around the star gives the overall pattern a whole different outline. Continued placement of the tulips in the corners really fills out the entire composition. Signed "Edna Adams 1931" in embroidery. Pennsylvania origin; Measures 74" x 76". Background is a very pleasing dusty rose color.
This hooked rug is made to look like the Log Cabin pattern usually associated with quilts. One can see this rug in several ways; there are five light and dark blocks; pinwheels and hourglasses. Lights and darks are well placed to give lots of movement. It is mounted on a stretcher measuring 40" square. Made of wools; circa 1920. Ex- Barbara Johnson collection.
This vintage Irish linen cloth for tea or table top is filled with such wonderful patterns in its damask weave. Olive branches, fleur de lis, clovers, and geometrics literally cover it...