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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.


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.


Windmill Blades Quilt: Circa 1880; Virginia

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1225552

Windmill Blades Quilt: Circa 1880; Virginia
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


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The combination of the Windmill Blades (aka Pineapple Log Cabin) quilt pattern with a Streak of Lightning border makes for a real eye dazzler. The use of solid color, rather than patterned fabrics, adds to the impact. Opposing corners are treated differently. Whether this was an intentional variation or how the pieces came out only the maker will know. Virginia origin; circa 1880. Measures 78" square.


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.

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