This Sawtooth Quilt pattern is made of large blocks of richly colored, early blue and brown fabrics. The triangle pattern of the pieced blocks is repeated in the quilting. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. There is a water spot on the back that does not show on the front. It measures 78" x 98". New Jersey origin; circa 1850.
Both the pattern and the size combine to make this Double Hearts Quilt a very bold statement. Each of the 12 blocks is made of a different, compatible fabric. It is in excellent, unwashed condition. Measurements are 89" x 115". New Jersey origin; circa 1870.
This beautifully crafted Rising Suns is an enormous size, easily fitting a king size bed. It measures 100" square. It is beautifully quilted with a scrolled feather pattern in the white border and wreaths in the corners. It is as well pieced as quilted. It has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Made in Delaware; circa 1860.
This is a nicely scaled Pinwheels Quilt with a large variety of printed fabrics. Each block measures 3 1/2" in diameter. It is in excellent, unwashed condition and measures 80" x 90". New Jersey origin; circa 1880.
This is a beautifully quilted example of a classic California Rose applique quilt. Wreaths are quilted in the white areas between the flowers. The swag and tassel border is a graceful frame for the pattern. It was professionally laundered and in excellent, spotless condition. Dates to the 1860's; Pennsylvania origin. It measures 82" x 84".
Large and small triangles placed on diagonals make the Pinwheels really seem to twirl in this unusual quilt. It is very well quilted with flowers in the outer border and several other designs in the interior. Measures 74" x 76"; Pennsylvania origin. Excellent condition.
Solid red centers wonderfully offset the variety of printed, late 19th century wool challis fabrics in this Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt. Some people believe the red centers, often seen on Log Cabin quilts, are meant to signify the fireplace hearth. The color tone of this quilt is especially warm and rich. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870's. Measures 78" square; excellent condition.
This Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt displays the strong graphics for which Mennonite quilts are known. The piano key border creates a wonderful frame continuing the diagonal theme. It is from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; made of wools; circa 1890. It measures 72" square; excellent condition.
This is a beautifully quilted example of a Variable Stars Quilt. The white blocks are quilted with clamshell patterns. It is in excellent, professionally laundered condition. The fabrics are richly colored. It measures 86" x 90", ideal for a queen or king size bed. Made in Pennsylvania; circa 1850.
This wonderfully striking crib quilt is best described as a take off of an Ocean Waves pattern. It is made with a lovely scattering of light and dark fabrics that are symmetrically placed in the center. The larger triangles, separated with bold strokes of red, are the ultimate border. Signed on the back is the name Paul. Unfortunately, we will never know whether he was the maker or the recipient. Measures 36" x 42". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880. Excellent condition.