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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.


Hole in the Barn Door Quilt: Ca. 1920; Pennsylvania

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1920   item# 1222048

Hole in the Barn Door Quilt: Ca. 1920; Pennsylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$950. 

Cleverly made version of a Hole in the Door quilt pattern. Abutting the blocks and alternating colors gives the addition of vertical and horizontal squares. In addition, the alternating blocks make an Hourglass pattern in the off spaces. The quilting patterns are marked with blue pencil that is the same color as the blocks adding additional patterning. Mint, unwashed condition. Measures 75" square. Berks County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.


Feathered Stars Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1222038

Feathered Stars Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2850. 

Feathered Stars Quilt done in a most unusual, saturated color combination. The background is a deep red on black print on which the blue calico stars really "pop". The background print in the body of the quilt consists of red grapes, leaves and vines. The same color print is used on the border but one with different leaves and vines. The backing of the quilt is a Bars pattern of irregular widths. There is some discoloration to the back but the front is in excellent condition. Measureme ...click for details


Wool Challis Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1870

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1220960

Wool Challis Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1870
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$775. 

Nine Patch Quilt made of fine, printed wool challis fabrics on both front and back. It has a wonderfully rich color palette. Measurements are 72" x 88". Very good condition. There is a weak spot on one corner where it appears to have gotten caught on something. Made circa 1870.


Wild Goose Chase Quilt: Ca. 1880; Indiana

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1220959

Wild Goose Chase Quilt: Ca. 1880; Indiana
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1975. 

Animated Wild Goose Chase Quilt (aka Spiderweb) with tiny triangles. Each measures about 1" wide x 1/2" tall. The small size in addition to placing them vertically and horizontally makes for a very dynamic pattern. Red stars at the intersections are the perfect highlights to give focus to the overall pattern. Most of the red stars are solid fabric.They are turkey red; not as orange as on my monitor. Several are a printed fabric with red and a few were probably red that faded to tan. M ...click for details


One Patch Quilt in Squares: Ca. 1880; Maine

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1220957

One Patch Quilt in Squares: Ca. 1880; Maine
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1435. 

Nicely made One Patch quilt in which the pieces are set on point in groups of squares. The groups, made primarily of printed fabrics, are separated by solid white diamonds making a nice distinction between groups. It has a wonderful array of late 19th century fabrics. White binding is the backing turned over. Excellent condition; there is damage to one square. Measures 62" x 75". Maine origin; circa 1880.


LeMoyne Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1900

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900   item# 1218004

LeMoyne Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1900
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1095. 

Red and blue LeMoyne Stars crib quilt made even more charming by the quilted inscription "Grandma's Darling". Finely quilted with patterns of small squares. Measures 36" x 43". Three striped borders continue the patriotic theme. Excellent condition with very slight wear to a small part of the binding.

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