All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #391144
Wonderful tiny scale to each block of this Maple Leaf crib comforter. Beautiful variety of early fabrics. Tied, rather than quilted. Fabrics are in excellent condition. Has not been washed and has a subtle dark spot visible in photos along the bottom. Measures 39" x 55". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #389758 (stock #t442)
A rich golden background to a continuous vine motif entwined around alternating blue and white stripes; 25 1/2" by 22"
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #388815 (stock #t454)
A beautifully worked quilt with the "Star of Bethlehem" design, surrounded by stuffed-work flowers and vines; 87" by 81". Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #386094
Embroidered botanical crib quilt shows eight different types of flowers as well as crescent moons. Excellent condition; professionally laundered. Well quilted and embroidered. Measures 37" x 40"; circa 1900. Pennsylvania origin.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #384477 (stock #bag7)
Antique Balouchi balisht front, in excellent full pile un-restored condition, with natural dyes, complete with flat-weave ends. Great color palette, including the use of green. It appears to date from the end of the nineteenth century. 22" by 37".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #372257 (stock #JCAR)
Charming Georgian schoolgirl silk needlework picture of a young girl and her spaniel. The girl is holding out her hand to the little dog, which stands on its hind legs. The detail is incredible: from the little dog, to the window with trees beyond, to the rug with vari-colored squares, to the girl’s dress and blue sash, it’s all beautifully done. Very good condition; there’s a slight sheen to the girl’s face where the weave may have begun to wear. Later frame and backing...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #364220
Deep and intense are the words that best describe the blue background color of this Irish Chain quilt. Unwashed condition; all solid colors. Orange binding adds a wonderful contrast to the dark brown border. Measures 66" x 79"; North Carolina origin. Circa 1880.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1920 item #360899
Very bouncy Kansas Troubles (aka Sawtooth) pattern quilt that is done in solid colors giving it added spark. Additional small triangles at each intersection create Bowtie and Pinwheel patterns. Well quilted in two alternating designs. Freshly washed and spotless. Measures 72" x 82"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1910.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #359671
Pulsating Starburst quilt composed of beautiful late 19th century fabrics is contained by three borders. Unwashed condition; Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Equally interesting fabrics used for bars on the back making the quilt completely reversible. Circa 1880. Measures 82" x 89".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #359337
Unusual arrangement of Courthouse Steps in which each block is set on the diagonal. Wonderful combination of solids with printed wool fabrics that are set off by the tiny red centers of each block. Measures 68" square; Pennsylvania origin. Slight damage to one corner visible in thumbnail #8. Circa 1890.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #355317
Barnraising Log Cabin quilt done in silks and satins with velvet centers making it far dressier and more elegant than most cotton versions. Small scale to the quilt and the blocks. Cotton sateen border and backing with cable quilting throughout the border. Excellent condition. Measures 62" square; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1890.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1910 item #349471
Straight Furrows Log Cabin pattern with two unusual features: the center of each log is divided on the diagonal adding intensity to the furrows; and the color scheme is out of the ordinary. The blacks and grays are not often seen in such predominance with the other colors chosen for this quilt. Unwashed condition; flawless with the exception of two small, old and well done patches on the border that are visible in the last thumbnail photo. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1910. Measures 74" square.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #346371
Rich colors, a strong pattern and beautiful printed fabrics make this Russian Sunflower Quilt one of the best of its kind. Quilting echoes the circular blocks of the sunflowers. Excellent, unwashed condition. Has an old inconspicuous mend less than the size of a dime in one outer border. Measures 74" x 94"; Circa 1870. Probably North Carolina origin.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #321981
The depth and richness of colors on this Straight Furrows Log Cabin quilt are unparalleled. Possibly unique border. Pristine condition; circa 1870. Border and backing are cotton; body of quilt is wool challis. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; measures 84" square
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #321476
An exuberant quilt that is unusual in several ways. The egg yolk colored centers of each sunflower date to about 1890. The three different printed fabrics used for the diamonds all date between 1830 and 1850. Wonderful border treatment really does give the effect of rising suns. Very well quilted; unwashed condition. Fabrics used for the white background have aged to different shades of ivory...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #317238
55" x 50"--this would make a good wall hanging. Late 19th/early 20th C.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #317224
86" x 68" star quilt with white cotton backing, excellent condition. MD/PA origin, circa 1890.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #309020
Beautifully pieced Feathered Stars Quilt done in pink and green calico, prototypical colors of southeastern Pennsylvania. Unwashed condition; has one very light spot on one of the pink calico areas that only can be seen in certain lights. Extremely dramatic. Measures 78" x 98"; Berks County, Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1870.