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Huge Hexagons Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 576611

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


$3200. 

This is an extraordinary, bold and original interpretation of a Honeycomb, or Hexagon pattern quilt. Graceful wreaths and vining borders are brilliantly offset against the dominant central pattern. Illustrated in The Quilt Engagement Calendar when I last owned it: I have recently re-purchased it from a collection. Very well pieced and appliqued. Finely cross hatch quilted. Unwashed condition; several area of light discoloration are visible in thumbnail photos. Could be washed and removed, but I ...click for details


Four Baskets Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 574382

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


$975. 

This Four Baskets pattern was immortalized some twenty years ago when it was used as a United States postage stamp. The placement of color in this example makes it even more interesting than most. The use of two colors gives both the original block of two red (it "reads" pink but the material is actually a soft brick color with a white print) and two green baskets. One can see equally prominently a block of four red and four green baskets. Finally, there are diagonal crisscrosses of th ...click for details


Turkey Tracks Quilt: Circa 1879; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 572685

Turkey Tracks Quilt: Circa 1879; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1985. 

Turkey Tracks combined with an unusual appliqued pattern. The alternating blocks are an excellent combination of curvilinear and angular shapes. Included in the Chester County, Pennsylvania Quilt Documentation project. Professionally laundered; measures 82" x 86"; circa 1870.


Streak of Lightning Hooked Rug

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1920   item# 572338

Streak of Lightning Hooked Rug
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$850. 

Eye dazzling Streak of Lightning wool hooked rug. Rich, jewel colors; wonderful small scale to the design. Excellent condition; measures 33" x 53".


Geometric Hooked Rug: Circa 1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1920   item# 572322

Geometric Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1185. 

Original pattern hooked rug cleverly combining triangles and rectangles to create several different patterns. Excellent mixture of well placed light and dark colors. Measures 31" x 52". Professionally cleaned and two very small repairs that are visible only on the back.


Nine Patch Quilt with Zigzag: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 566987

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


$835. 

It is difficult to imagine that a quilt as fresh and crisp in condition as this Nine Patch is more than 125 years old. It was obviously packed away and never saw the light of day. Beautiful fabrics; wonderful zigzag border makes a great frame. Quilting in off blocks done in the same nine patch design as the primary pattern. Border quilted with diagonal lines. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; measures 76" x 90".


Bricks Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 556680

Bricks Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$675. 

Streamlined, perhaps original pattern that I have termed Bricks, for want of a more proper name. Wonderfully abstract in its simplicity. Nicely quilted including concentric half circles in the border that are a terrific contrast to the geometry of the rest of the quilting as well as the pieced pattern. Measures 40" x 55"; excellent condition. Maryland origin.


Dove in the Window Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 551680

Dove in the Window Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1650. 

This unusual quilt is closest to the Dove in the Window or Goose Tracks patterns. Well made with a terrific, whimsical swag border. The soft blue calico background beautifully sets off the pink and green. Professionally laundered; excellent condition. Measures 82" x 88"; circa 1860. Pennsylvania origin.


Lone Star Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 545692

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


$2400. 

Dramatic Lone Star quilt (aka Star of Bethlehem) with the most unusual of background fabrics. It's a print I've never seen before that has the profile of a woman. It may be earlier than the calicoes of the star. Unwashed condition. Some oxidation to the solid orange fabric. Measures 100" square, unusually large for the 1870's when it was made. Pennsylvania origin.


Geometric Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; New England

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1920   item# 545683

Geometric Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; New England
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$650. 

Wonderful checkerboard type geometric pattern hooked rug. Great use of lights, darks and variegation. Beautiful shade of blue not often seen in such generous amounts in this type of rug. Measures 28" x 42 1/2": wool. Circa 1920 with an earlier checked cotton backing. Excellent condition.

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