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Hawaiian Applique Quilt: Circa 1930

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1930   item# 1258919

Hawaiian Applique Quilt: Circa 1930
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2950. 

This traditional Hawaiian applique quilt is done with colors more typical of Pennsylvania than Hawaii. I don't think I've seen another Hawaiian quilt with this rich teal background. It is stitched with echo quilting, typical of Hawaiian quilts, that follows the pattern of the applique. Hawaiian quilts are always striking with their strong central pattern but the colors of this example make it particularly so. Measurements are 74" square; very good condition.


Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1930

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1930   item# 1257663

Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1930
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$495. 

Delicate colors make this Double Nine Patch quilt very fresh and airy. Solid color pink centers anchor each block and also form diagonal chains throughout the quilt.The same coral-ish pink is used for the back and binding. It is nicely quilted with diagonal lines. Measurements are 72" x 88"; made circa 1930; excellent condition.


Lancaster County Amish Four Patch Quilt: Ca. 1930

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1930   item# 1256049

Lancaster County Amish Four Patch Quilt: Ca. 1930
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$14,500. 

This Lancaster County Amish four patch in a nine patch quilt is brilliantly arranged.The maker used the same colors throughout but placed them so as to create the unusual overall X pattern. This might be a one of a kind. The solid color blocks and border are beautifully quilted with floral wreaths. The body of the quilt is in outstanding condition. There is some fraying to parts of the binding. Measurements are 72" x 78. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.


Crossed Flowers Applique Quilt: Ca.; Pa.

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1930   item# 1252520

Crossed Flowers Applique Quilt: Ca.; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$885. 

This graceful Crossed Flowers applique quilt is a Mountain Mist pattern known as Old Fashioned Rose. It is densely quilted with a waffle design throughout. The squares measure a mere 1/2" to a side. The shaded pinks and yellows blend perfectly with the greens of the leaves and stems. Measurements are 79" x 82". The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in pristine condition. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.


Hawaiian Applique Quilt: Circa 1940

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1940   item# 1247982

Hawaiian Applique Quilt: Circa 1940
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2150. 

Hawaiian applique quilts are made with a central design format as seen in this fine example. Echo quilting outlines the appliqued patterning. The wonderful color of this applique quilt conveys the warmth of the Hawaiian sun. It is golden but not the neon tone that may appear on some monitors. This quilt was made by Addie Bissell Durham during the time from 1937- 1940 when she lived in Hawaii. It is in excellent, unwashed condition with one small spot near an edge. Measurements are 84" x 10 ...click for details


New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1930; Pensylvania

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1930   item# 1244647

New York Beauty Quilt: Circa 1930; Pensylvania
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$2200. 

This is a particularly fine example of the desirable New York Beauty pattern. The colors really seem to give off the glow of sunshine. It is well quilted with overlapping circles that are a terrific complement to the round pieced pattern. The New York Beauty pattern was named by Mountain Mist in 1930 when they published it with recommendations for this particular color combination and quilting patterns. Variations of the pattern had been known prior to 1930 but not with this name. It is in out ...click for details


Delectabale Mountains Quilt: Dated 1929; Pa.

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1930   item# 1239445

Delectabale Mountains Quilt: Dated 1929; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$735. 

This is a beautiful example of the much sought after, Delectable Mountains quilt pattern. It is done in a pleasing soft shade of pink. The center forms an Evening Star pattern and it has a wonderful zig zag border framing all. Embroidered in a corner is the name Edna M. Adams and the date 1929. It is the same Edna Adams who signed the Star quilt item # 1238674, although this time she added her initial, making her easier to trace if one wanted. It is in excellent condition and very nicely quilted ...click for details


Lone Star Quilt with Tulips: Dated 1931; Pa.

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Pre 1940   item# 1238674

Lone Star Quilt with Tulips: Dated 1931; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1075. 

This dynamic quilt is made of a unique combination of Lone Star (aka Star of Bethlehem) and Tulip patterns. The way in which the tulips are placed around the star gives the overall pattern a whole different outline. Continued placement of the tulips in the corners really fills out the entire composition. Signed "Edna Adams 1931" in embroidery. Pennsylvania origin; Measures 74" x 76". Background is a very pleasing dusty rose color.


Light and Dark Log Cabin Hooked Rug: Ca. 1920

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1920   item# 1238672

Light and Dark Log Cabin Hooked Rug: Ca. 1920
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$1150. 

This hooked rug is made to look like the Log Cabin pattern usually associated with quilts. One can see this rug in several ways; there are five light and dark blocks; pinwheels and hourglasses. Lights and darks are well placed to give lots of movement. It is mounted on a stretcher measuring 40" square. Made of wools; circa 1920. Ex- Barbara Johnson collection.


Homemade Steanroller Toy

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1920   item# 1238370

Homemade Steanroller Toy
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$325. 

Homemade steamroller toy made of heavy metals. The roof is corrugated metal and the steering wheel turns. Measures 12" tall and 16" long. Barn red paint; circa 1920. While mothers were making doll quilts for their children, a loving father may have created this miniature piece of farm equipment.

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