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Oakleaf Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1262486

Oakleaf Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2750. 

This oak leaf pattern quilt is a fine example of a traditional pattern. It is very well quilted with cable patterns throughout. The oak leaves may appear to be rust or brick color but they are actually red. The deep green background may make the color darker on some monitors. The triangle border is a lighter red. The quilt is in pristine, un-used condition. The backing is a pink and green calico Bars pattern. It is very well crafted. The quilting, piecing and applique are all finely done. Penns ...click for details


Wild Goose Chase Quilt with Applique Border;Ca.1850;NY

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1262006

Wild Goose Chase Quilt with Applique Border;Ca.1850;NY
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2875. 

This lively wild goose chase quilt beautifully combines the geometric block pattern with the softened edges of the applique border. Nicely quilted with waffle patterning on the body of the quilt and clamshell in the border. Measurements are 80" x 88". New York state origin, circa 1850s.


Thousand Pyramids Charm Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1261835

Thousand Pyramids Charm Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$735. 

This Thousand Pyramids quilt is made of 100% different fabrics. The fact that no fabric is repeated is what makes it what is referred to as a Charm Quilt. The pattern would be appealing were it not for this use of fabrics but the lack of duplication makes it even more of a success. The quilt is in mint, unwashed condition; circa 1880's. Pennsylvania origin; measurements are


Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1261834

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


$735. 

The choice and placement of colors create additional patterns within the traditional Economy Patch. The consistent use of green center squares surrounded by a variety of red, pinks, blues and yellows make for nice diagonal movement as well. The purpleish border is a surprising touch. It is well pieced and quilted. The quilt is in outstanding, unwashed condition. There is a small light spot on the border that appears to be a flaw in the printing rather than a later loss of color. Measurements are ...click for details


Postage Stamp Quilt: Circa 1880

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1261833

Postage Stamp Quilt: Circa 1880
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1485. 

This Postage Stamp quilt might also be called Trip Around the World for the way the blocks on point are laid out in squares. The light color centers of each group add a nice quirky accent and combine well with the light banding around each group.Probably Southern origin based upon the gauzy ivory color backing fabric. Measurements are 73"x 90"; circa 1880.


Exuberant Pot of Flowers Crib Quilt: Circa 1870

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1261447

Exuberant Pot of Flowers Crib Quilt: Circa 1870
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$4500. 

This exuberant Pot of Flowers crib quilt is truly an original. The maker was clearly committed to filling all of the space and she did so with artistry and imagination. The quilt is made of silk fabrics and dates to the 1860s or 1870s. Several of the flowers are stuffed to be three dimensional. The quilt is professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 35.75" x 46.5".


Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1260697

Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1085. 

This beautiful jewel toned Light and Dark Log Cabin quilt is made of satins giving it a rich luster. The placement of light and dark makes for a variety of patterns and lots of movement. The quilt consists of a top quilted to a cotton backing. It was not completed and does not have a binding but one could easily be added if desired. Measurements are 64" x 74": circa 1870's.


Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt: Ca.1890;Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1900   item# 1260682

Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt: Ca.1890;Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$850. 

This bold version of a Fence Rail Log Cabin quilt forms an additional pattern of Streak of Lightning with the solid red logs. All well framed by a triangle border. Excellent blending of fabrics. Pristine, unwashed condition. Measures 80" x 86"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1890.


Baskets Doll Quilt: Circa 1890

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1260188

Baskets Doll Quilt: Circa 1890
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1085. 

This is one of the nicest, truly miniature quilts that I've had. The baskets are in blocks that are 3 3/4" in diameter. The entire quilt measures 13" x 17 1/4" and is professionally mounted on a stretcher. It is in excellent, probably unwashed condition with the tiniest bit of browning. Probably New England origin; circa 1890.


Center Medallion Doll Quilt;Ca. 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1260187

Center Medallion Doll Quilt;Ca. 1880; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1085. 

This Center Medallion or One Patch Doll Quilt begins with fabrics from the 1830's in the center. It works its way to the 1880's in the border and outer frames. The fabrics are all in excellent condition. The quilt is professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 16 3/4" x 18 3/4". Pennsylvania origin.

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