Antique Quilts: From Stella Rubin Antiques, Quilt expert and author
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1800 item #1307638
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$2,875
Often, when an antique is too good to be true, it is just that. In the case of this waist pocket with hearts, it is guaranteed to be the real thing. This unusual appliqued waistpocket dates to about 1800. It is in excellent, unwashed condition. The only condition flaw is that part of the waist strings are missing. There is enough existing to see that they were a handwoven tape. Top and part of side bindings are pieced from several different fabrics. Measurements are 14" tall x 11" at the widest...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1243818
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$425
A variety of flowers and a bird and butterfly adorn this unusual mantelpiece cover. The embroidery is all done in wool. Most of the applique is wool with a bit of velvet. It measures 70" long and 9" deep. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1188151
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$275
Unusually large pin cushion done as a Pineapple Log Cabin. It measures 4 1/2" a 8" and 3" tall. It is made of fine wool and is probably filled with sawdust. Excellent condition; Pennsylvania origin. Made in the 1870's.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1028222
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$95. on left SOLD on right
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania pin cushions from the late 19th century. Unusual cotton crazy on left measures 3 3/4" square. Nice variety of fabrics from the 1870's - 80's. Six lobes - pristine condition; finely hand pieced. 2 3/4" tall; beautiful 1870's material. Both have original loops for hanging.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #986846
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
Black face SOLD Hearts dated 1893 $525
Two unique, handmade pillows Black face on left - made of cotton sateen with wool embroidery. Wonderful plaited hairstyle. Three dimensional lips; oilcloth eyes are cut out to enhance her coy smile. Measures 12" in diameter; circa 1920. Circle pillow with appliqued date 1893 and initials SM. Hearts appliqued on both sides. Made of wool suiting with some old, very well done repairs. Measures 13" in diameter.