This vibrant quilt combines Nine Patch and Evening Star patterns with a well conceived diamond border. Professionally laundered and in pristine condition. Measures 78" x 82"; Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.
This richly colored crib quilt effectively combines both Chinese Coins and Wild Goose Chase patterns. It is probably made mostly of men's silk and satin neckties with a cotton sateen backing. On the back is written "Made by Mrs. D. Gardner for Eola 1926. ". It measures 37" x 50" and can be hung either vertically or horizontally. Excellent condition; Pennsylvania origin.
Sterling silver shot glass by Webster. Across the top is the inscription "Only a Thimble Full". Beautifully hand hammered. Measures 2 3/16" tall and 1 3/4" wide across the top. Excellent condition; circa 1910. Perfect for a quilter at the end of a long day.
Four homemade musical instruments are made from a variety of recycled parts. The bodies of all but the fiddle are cigar boxes; the fiddle is banded with previously used metal. They were likely meant as actual instruments to be played but would make a wonderful sculptural grouping.
The largest is 29" tall; the smallest is 15". Made circa 1900.
This beanbag frog is both amusing and functional. It can serve as a doorstop or a whimsical ornament. It has an orange velvet bottom with a green brocade top. The eyes are fancy buttons. It measures 11" from the mouth to tail and 9" at its widest. Excellent condition; circa 1940; Pennsylvania origin.
This charming doll's chair is a wonderfully detailed miniature. The leather seat is tooled as well as painted.The wood is entirely hand carved. Measurements are 9 1/4" tall and 6 1/4" wide to the outside of the armrests. Made in Mexico in the 1940's.
Cannon Mills of New York City offered these two styles of children's anklets. Salesmen had each color option sewn on black linen to offer their wares. They have recently been sewn to a stretcher and are ready to hang. Each measures 21" wide and 8 1/2" tall.
What further description is necessary? The sign says it all. Hattie Hersey defiantly wrote "This is my house and I do as I dam (sic) please". She painted it on an old piece of wood.
Signed Hattie Hersey; found in New England. Measures 7 1/2" tall and 10 3/4" wide. Made 1930's.
This unusual sterling picture frame is ornamented with enamel covered repousse. Measurements are 10 1/2" tall x 8 3/4" wide with an opening 5" x 7". The silver can be polished to a greater sheen but the patina in its current state is attractive.