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Sampler Quilt: Signed and Dated 1892

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1301739

Sampler Quilt: Signed and Dated 1892
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$3250. 

This folky Sampler Quilt has a great combination of traditional and original blocks. Nothing could be more traditional than the center Schoolhouse done with nicely inked detail. Below it is a Bear's Paw signed "Fannie J. Gould March 24, 1892". While the top was certainly made in the 19th century, the backing is later. It seems to be from the 1950's. The quilt is in excellent condition. Measurements are 76" x 78"; New England origin.


Victorian Tumbling Blocks and Crazy Quilt: Dated 1880; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1301658

Victorian Tumbling Blocks and Crazy Quilt: Dated 1880; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2200. 

This unusual Victorian silk quilt beautifully combines several patterns. It has Tumbling Blocks; Stars; Hexagons and Crazy. In addition to emphasizing the hexagon, the use of light colors for the Crazy pattern creates a halo effect around the central Crazy Star. The pride of the maker is evident in the embroidered inscription on the back "From Ma 1880 1106 pieces". It is in excellent condition; Pennsylvania origin. The front of the quilt is silk with the exception of black velvet aroun ...click for details


One Patch Postage Stamp Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1930   item# 1301613

One Patch Postage Stamp Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$725. 

This One Patch quilt is like a series of miniature Trips Around the World. Each block consists of concentric postage stamp size squares set on point. The consistent use of yellow centers pulls together the variety of printed fabrics. The sashing is a printed fabric of the same green tone as the solid color border. Measurements are 60" x 70". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930; excellent condition.


Irish Chain Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1300301

Irish Chain Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2450. 

A more accurate name for this quilt might be a one patch in that it is made of consistently small squares throughout. The diagonal placement of light fabrics gives it the Irish chain effect. It is in pristine, unwashed condition with a huge variety of late 19th century fabrics. The backing is a bars pattern as is often seen in quilts of southeast Pennsylvania. This is from Kutztown; circa 1880. Measurements are 80" x 90".


Alphabet Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1300300

Alphabet Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$8500. 

About once a decade I am lucky enough to find an Alphabet quilt. This one is particularly special because it is featured in two of the early, most well known books about quilts and folk art. It is a full page illustration on page 136 of "America's Quilts and Coverlets" by Safford and Bishop (1972) and on page 272 of "The Flowering of American Folk Art" by Jean Lipman and Alice Winchester (1974). The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. ...click for details


Elongated Touching Stars Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1300298

Elongated Touching Stars Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1285. 

The elongated Evening Stars makes a wonderful abstracted pattern. The rectangles formed by the joining of the arms of the stars creates a white diamond surrounded by indigo triangles that can become another pattern throughout the quilt. There are many stars but at the same time it is rather light and airy. White squares are quilted with stylized flowers. Measurements are 68" x 80". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.


Drunkard's Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1300297

Drunkard's Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$895. 

Rarely does one find a Drunkard's Path in crib size. This makes perfect sense as most 19th century mothers would have wanted to steer their children away from such a life path. Fortunately, in the 21st century we can see beyond that to the wonderful abstract design of the Drunkard's Path pattern. This example is particularly nice because of the indigo color and inner triangle border. It is in excellent condition. Measurements are 39" x 39 1/2". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880. ...click for details


Irish Chain Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1930   item# 1300296

Irish Chain Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$695. 

Densely pieced Irish Chain quilt in soft, creamy colors. It is made with mostly printed fabrics and a few solids, all from the 1930's. Each square is less than 1" to a side. It is nicely quilted with curvilinear patterns. The border is a nice continuation of the main pattern. Measurements are 70" x 82". Pennsylvania origin; excellent condition.


Mennonite Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1300187

Mennonite Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1875. 

While the Barnraising Log Cabin is a very quilt traditional pattern, this example looks far more modern than one expects from the late 19th century when it was made. The magenta fabric has a thin black stripe that perfectly ties in with the solid black material. With close examination, one can see that the corners are actually log cabin blocks done entirely in black. The border is quilted with a cable pattern. Pennsylvania Mennonite origin; made circa 1880. Both front and back are wool. Measurem ...click for details


Los Castillo Sterling Silver Circles Bracelet

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950   item# 1298496

Los Castillo Sterling Silver Circles Bracelet
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$475. 

This silver circles bracelet by Mexico's Los Castillo utilizes one of their favorite motifs in which ribbed, domed circles are topped with a silver ball. Each circle is 1" in diameter. With the round links joining the discs, the bracelet measures 7" in wearable length. Excellent condition; made 1940's.

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