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Baltimore Album Quilt: Circa 1850

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1234908

Baltimore Album Quilt: Circa 1850
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


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Outstanding Baltimore Album quilt that combines both traditional and whimsical, original blocks. The eagle draws the eye to the center and then allows it to meander through the variety of finely detailed blocks. Signatures indicate the quilt was related to the North and Horner families of mid 19th century Baltimore. More complete information is available to purchaser.


Flying Geese Quilt: Circa 1830

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1233661

Flying Geese Quilt: Circa 1830
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2450. 

Richly colored Wild Goose Chase quilt (aka Geese in Flight) from the early 19th century. Abutting the triangles gives a terrific up and down movement to the "geese". Streak of Lightning border was meant to indicate the end for the head. Clamshell quilting in outer border; diagonal lines and stylized flowers in the triangles. Excellent condition; probably New England origin. Measures 100" x 104"; cotton front with probably homespun linen back. For unknown reasons, an old butto ...click for details


Folk Art Animals Quilt: Circa 1860; Connecticut

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1232402

Folk Art Animals Quilt: Circa 1860; Connecticut
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


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It is safe to say that this amazing quilt filled with animals is a one of a kind. It is a glorious combination of barnyard animals as well as whales; giraffes and fish. In addition, it has a variety of fruits and vegetables. It is a summer spread professionally mounted on a stretcher that is hinged for easier transport. Measurements are 80" square. Connecticut origin with family history available to purchaser.


Light and Dark Diamonds Hooked Rug: Ca. 1920; Maine

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1920   item# 1232274

Light and Dark Diamonds Hooked Rug: Ca. 1920; Maine
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$985. 

Wonderfully graphic Light and Dark Diamonds hooked rug that makes a variety of patterns with lots of movement. Purple centers outlined in blue add warmth to the color palette. Excellent condition and strong enough to be used on a floor. Measures 31" x 69 1/2". Maine origin; circa 1920.


Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1870;Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1232204

Straight Furrows Log Cabin Quilt: Ca. 1870;Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1675. 

Straight Furrows Log Cabin quilt done in fine wool challis. The blue centers belie the folk myth that log cabin quilts always have red centers to represent the fire in the hearth. This example is done with a "cooler" palette than one usually sees. The piano key border makes a terrific frame for the diagonal pattern. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870. Measures 82" x 84".


Nine Patch Amish Doll Quilt: Circa 1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1920   item# 1230427

Nine Patch Amish Doll Quilt: Circa 1920
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$950. 

Wonderfully scaled miniature Nine Patch doll quilt. Made circa 1920; Amish origin, probably from Ohio. Measures 14" x 17"; excellent condition. Professionally mounted and wired to be hung either vertically or horizontally.


Early Printed Fabrics Bars Quilt: Ca. 1850; Va.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1226888

Early Printed Fabrics Bars Quilt: Ca. 1850; Va.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1800. 

Classic Bars Quilt made of two complimentary fabrics on the front and an equally beautiful print on the back to which it can be reversed. Measures 84" x 90". Virginia origin; excellent condition.


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.

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