Charming Crib Quilt with Boys and Girls bearing posies. The girls very much resemble Sunbonnet Sue. Clothing is well detailed. Clever placement of red at the intersections of the chain to form Nine Patch blocks. Excellent condition; circa 1930. Pennsylvania origin; measures
46" x 62".
Sunbonnet Sue, the most iconic of early 20th century quilt images, is paired with her animal and people friends in this charming crib quilt.
Original design; circa 1930. Measures 40" x 58"; Pennsylvania origin.
The small scale blocks of this Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt are particularly impressive given the huge size of the quilt. It measures 93" x 110", probably the largest 1930's quilt I have seen. Well crafted; pristine, unwashed condition. A variety of printed and solid fabrics are beautifully blended to make the solid pink stand out like streaks of lightning. The pink tone is slightly dustier in color than shows on my monitor.This beautiful quilt would fit amply on a king size bed.
Softly toned rug combining braiding and crocheting. The use of braided rows at right angles to the crocheted rows creates an interesting design.
Made of a huge variety of solid and printed cottons; excellent condition. Professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 25" x 46". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.
Amish Bricks Quilt embellished with floral embroidery. This type of embroidery is usually done by the Amish on pillows or seat cushions; I have not seen it on a quilt. Made of wools with cotton binding and backing; circa 1930. Inner frame cleverly relates to the primary bricks pattern. Mid-west origin, probably Indiana as the feather quilting pattern in the border is most often from that area. Excellent condition; measures 67" x 72".Outer border is more of a gray color than shows on my ...click for details
Variation of a Rose of Sharon quilt with exceptional quilting. Hearts quilted in inner borders. Circles between the roses give this otherwise traditional pattern a whimsical quality. Soft, creamy colors; pristine condition. Backing is the same peach as on the front; totally reversible to a whole cloth quilt on which the quilting is even more prominent. Measures 78" square; circa 1930.
Perky King's Star Crib Quilt with quintessential 1930's fabrics, many of which are feedsacks. Unusual construction in that it is quilted and seems to have batting but has an additional white cotton backing that appears to be original. Professionally laundered; pristine condition. Measures 31 1/2" x 32 1/2".
Lovely Hit or Miss hooked rug with a braided border. Nice distribution of lights and darks. All wool; excellent condition. Mounted on a stretcher measuring 26 1/2" x 38 1/2". Massachusetts origin; circa 1930.
Pristine, unwashed Amish London Roads quilt; probably from Ohio. Multi colors set on a deep blue background. Quilted in inner light blue border are the initials ALM. Also quilted was the the date Feb. 24, 1922; someone pulled out the stitches but the date is still visible. Very well quilted; all cotton. Measures 70" x 72".
Unusual small square hooked rug with a circle for the pattern. Filled with striations of many colors; excellent condition. Mounted on a stretcher measuring 12 1/2" x 13 1/2". Made of wools; circa 1930. Pennsylvania origin.