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Forty Eight Star Flag Quilt; Circa 1912; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1920   item# 1216191

 Forty Eight Star Flag Quilt; Circa 1912; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


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Flag quilts were often made to commemorate admission of a state into the Union. In 1912, both New Mexico and Arizona became states so it is likely that this forty eight star flag quilt was made in recognition of such significant events. It measures 66" x 76". Professionally laundered and in excellent condition.


Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1870; N. Carolina

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1216190

Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1870; N. Carolina
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1675. 

Windmill Blades Log Cabin quilt in an unusual color combination. A rich milk chocolate brown sets off the other colors and makes them pop. Alternating use of colors in adjoining blocks makes for multiple patterns. There is no batting; quilted in brown thread. Excellent condition; measures 72" x 82". North Carolina origin; circa 1870's.


Baskets Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Connecticut

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1216178

Baskets Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Connecticut
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1085. 

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.


Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1216174

Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$695. 

Classic Tumbling Blocks Quilt that is as crisp as the day it was made some 125 years ago. A large variety of late 19th century fabrics are combined to very effectively create three dimensional blocks. Measurements are 72" x 74"; cable quilting in the border and concentric diamonds that follow each of the blocks within the quilt. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1890.


Tin Basket with Wood Bottom: Circa 1900

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Baskets: Pre 1920   item# 1215342

Tin Basket with Wood Bottom: Circa 1900
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$625. 

Handmade basket of heavy tin with a wood bottom. The hinged lid opens from both sides. Measures 18" to top of handle and 16" in length.


Hexagons Hooked Rug: Circa 1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1920   item# 1214414

Hexagons Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1675. 

Unusual hooked rug of hexagons filled in with a variety of patterns. It is made of wools; circa 1920. Mounted on a stretcher and ready to be hung either horizontally or vertically. The stretcher is 36" x 73. The rug is in excellent condition. There is a puncture on the foamcore backing that does not go through to the rug.


Straight Furrows Log Cabin Hooked Rug: Ca. 1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1920   item# 1214405

Straight Furrows Log Cabin Hooked Rug: Ca. 1920
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$985. 

Wonderful hooked rug in a Straight Furrows Log pattern usually seen in quilts. Made of wools; excellent condition. Measures 33 1/2" x 58". The pattern is equally effective vertically or horizontally. New Hampshire origin; circa 1920.


The Cypress Quilt: Circa 1870

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1214403

The Cypress Quilt: Circa 1870
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1295. 

Several features make this patchwork quilt out of the ordinary. Although at first glance the pattern doesn't appear unusual, it is actually not standard but comes closest to those listed as The Cypress and Mosaic (although it is not my idea of a mosaic). The indigo ground is also an unusual feature and made even nicer by the variety of blue fabrics incorporated. The use of a background material with a tiny light blue element makes the indigo appear inkier than if the print had been with whit ...click for details


Steeplechase Quilt: Circa 1920;New York State

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1920   item# 1214400

Steeplechase Quilt: Circa 1920;New York State
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$975. 

Solid colors make the positive/negative effect of this Steeplechase Quilt (aka Millwheel) especially vibrant. It is done in an unusual color ever so slightly more pink than cafe au lait. Nicely quilted with flowers in the body of the quilt and cable pattern in the border. Measurements are 70" x 86". New York State origin; circa 1920.


One Patch Bars Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1212634

One Patch Bars Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$650. 

This country quilt has a bit more sophistication than most. The blocks filled with One Patches are set so that there are diagonal lines of color. Bars between the blocks are solid color red while the border is a small print very close in color. Excellent condition; short green Bars between the blocks started as a darker color but have faded uniformly to a soft green. Measures 66" x 70". Frederick County, Maryland origin; circa 1880.

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