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Folk Art Gate in Form of a Face: Ca. 1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1920   item# 1226885

Folk Art Gate in Form of a Face: Ca. 1920
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2900. 

One of a kind iron gate in the shape of an elongated face. It would be functional as a gate but would also be terrific hung indoors as a piece of outsider art. The movable earrings are an especially whimsical touch. One spike is missing from the hairdo but all else is intact. Measurements are 62" tall and 24" at the widest point. Found in Virginia.; circa 1920.


Puss in the Corner Quilt: Circa 1850; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1226883

Puss in the Corner Quilt: Circa 1850; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$4950. 

This large size Puss in the Corner quilt (aka Improved Nine Patch) has a stunning array of fabrics from the second quarter of the nineteenth century. They are beautifully and cleverly assembled to create a diamond pattern with just the use of eight blocks strategically placed. Measurements are 102" x 104", ample for a king size bed. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1850.


Starbursts Quilt Circa 1850 Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1226460

Starbursts Quilt  Circa 1850 Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$5900. 

Starbursts are just the beginning of patterning of this exciting quilt. Diamonds are filled with Robbing Peter to Pay Paul type circles that look quite different when used in half around the border. Red centers are strategically placed within the stars. The blue and ivory border chintz beautifully complements the printed fabrics of the interior. Tremendous care and planning to maske this a superb quilt. Measurements are 80@ x 88@. Pennsylvania origin> circa 1850.


Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt: Ca.1880; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1225558

Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt: Ca.1880; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2200. 

Unusual and sophisticated Courthouse Steps Log Cabin quilt in which the patterned fabrics are all paisley shawls. The solid color is a wool challis black. If displayed on a wall, the pattern works equally well vertically or horizontally as shown in a thumbnail photo. Backing is cotton calico. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880. Excellent condition.


Amish Straight Furrows Quilt: Circa 1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1920   item# 1225555

Amish Straight Furrows Quilt: Circa 1920
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1475. 

Amish Straight Furrows Quilt in which the overall design is made of One Patch patterns, rather than the more usual Log Cabin. Very nice use of lights and darks. Well quilted including a beautiful undulating feather throughout the border. Measures 67" x 89". Probably Ohio or Indiana origin.


Diamonds Crib Quilt: Ca. 1850

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1225543

Diamonds Crib Quilt: Ca. 1850
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1095. 

Light and dark colors beautifully highlight the diagonal diamond pattern of this early crib quilt. It is made of beautiful printed fabrics on both front and back. Probably New England origin; made circa 1850. Measurements are 27" x 30"; excellent condition.


One Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1890; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1225541

One Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1890; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$675. 

This little One Patch Doll Quilt is a perfect miniature gem. The patches are about 3/4" square. Condition is excellent. It is unusually well stitched for a doll quilt with a small diamond pattern. It measures 9 3/4" x 11 1/4". The binding is the off white backing turned to the front. Made circa 1890; Pennsylvania origin.


Double Pyramids Crib Quilt: Ca. 1880: Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1222179

Double Pyramids Crib Quilt: Ca. 1880: Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$725. 

Double Pyramids pattern crib quilt (aka Old Maid's Puzzle)that is ever so Pennsylvania. The rust and yellow calico color combination is typical of Lancaster County where this was made. The blocks are nicely scaled to make a child size quilt. Excellent condition; circa 1880. Measures 37 1/2" x 39". Backing is a beautiful brown plaid.


Economy Patch Quilt: Ca. 1880; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1222068

Economy Patch Quilt: Ca. 1880; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1085. 

Squares within squares such as this are called an Economy Patch quilt pattern. It is made of a terrific combination of late 19th century printed fabrics. Consistent use of yellow squares on the outer edge make a clever differentiation while actually using the same pattern throughout.The backing is a pink and green calico Bars pattern, often seen in quilts from southeast Pennsylvania. Measurements are 82" square; circa 1880. Excellent condition.


Feathered Diamonds Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1222050

Feathered Diamonds Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1850. 

Beautiful Feathered Diamonds Quilt with a diagonal sashing. The white open diamonds highlight the fine quilting of feather patterns. The sawteeth, or feathers, are done with a wonderful variety of fabrics. Excellent, unwashed condition. Measures 80" x 96". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.

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