All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1170123
There seems to be no end to the creativity shown by 19th century quiltmakers. This original example is centered with a basket of flowers surrounded by additional pots with birds and a variety of flowers. Some of the flowers are three dimensional made by the technique of ruching. The exuberant center is contained by a diamond inner border and finally by Nine Patch Checkerboard blocks. The maker was bold in her choice of fabrics as well as the appliqued designs...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1837 VR item #1430964
This exquisite broderie perse (chintz applique) spread is very well documented. It was from The Woodlands, estate of Francis Cassatt Clopper (1786 - 1868) in Montgomery County, Maryland. Clopper was born in Baltimore; became a successful merchant in Philadelphia and moved to Maryland in 1812 with his new wife, Ann Jane Byrne Clopper...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1291585
This extraordinary pictorial quilt depicts images that are both fierce and friendly. On the bottom are hounds chasing stags while on the top is a tree of life surrounded by birds, one of which may be a dove. It's a shame not to be able to speak with the quiltmaker to learn more of her intent but perhaps it is a metaphor for both the danger and kindness of life. Or am I reading too much into it? The quilt is from Pennsylvania; circa 1870's. Measurements are 77" x 78"...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1402942
I can count on one hand the number of 19th century quilts I have seen with a matching crib quilt. Never have I seen as stunning a quilt with matching crib in such pristine condition. Both are in the spotless, unwashed condition as when they were made nearly 140 years ago.. The full size is quilted with concentric wreaths very similar to the appliqued pattern in addition to stylized flowers. The border is diagonal lines...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1316517
This pieced Center Medallion quilt is an extraordinary sampler of fabrics and design. Each frame is filled with a huge selection of fabrics, most of which are printed. A variety of triangle shapes makes for variation but with consistency. The center Sixteen Patch block draws the eye to a pattern not seen elsewhere in the quilt. The red band is especially effective in emphasizing the structure of the multiple frames. Measurements are 78" x 89"; excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1407642
Never before have I seen an album quilt in which the flowers and berries are done entirely with stuffed applique. Usually, at most, there is a smattering of three dimensional applique but in this unusual album, it is all done with padding making for a very robust pattern. The quilt is in excellent condition. It is all solid color fabrics. Use of the same berry or grape blocks in all four corners gives just the right amount of symmetry...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #1199440
A vibrant kaleidoscopic background sets off this charming reclining dog hooked rug. The dog has whimsical yellow paws; ears and nose adding to his unique charm. The initials EG are probably those of the maker. Professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 30 1/2" x 40". Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Made of wool; excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1837 VR item #1308552
Rarely does one find a broderie perse (chintz applique) crib size quilt and certainly not with the graceful and full design of this fine example. It is richly colored with the appearance of considerable depth to the garlands of flowers. The chintz cut outs are the same fabric often used by venerated quiltmaker Achsah Goodwin Wilkins (1775-1854)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1327717
This Classic Baltimore album quilt has all of the fine needlework that one expects to find in this most prized category of 19th century quilts. It is beautifully quilted with tiny stitches and graceful patterns that wraparound the appliqued blocks. The blocks are done with a combination of applique; reverse applique; embroidery and padded applique making for three dimensional blocks. The vine and flowers border beautifully carries through the applique in the body of the quilt...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1700 item #1423658
galerie Cecile Kerner
€15,000.00
in Oudenaarde, the tapestry has developed since the last decades of the 14th century. This industry has given Oudenaarde an interregional and even international dimension. The city has become one of the most important tapestry centers in Flanders, in addition to Arras (F), Tournai, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges. Oudenaarde tapestries had a great outlet: they were exported all over Western Europe. The first mention in the tapestry archives at Oudenaarde dates back to 1368...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1419057
This unique quilt depicting Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden is a folk art masterpiece...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1414823
This broderie perse album quilt has an unusually large number of blocks totaling 156. The chintz cutouts depict flowers; wreaths; baskets and birds, Written in ink is the date 1843 and Trenton, N.J. It has names from the Vallette; McNeely; Aiken and Coleman families. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition with the glaze fully intact. It measures 103" x 110". Best of all is the tag pinned to the quilt saying it was from the collection of Florence Peto. Mrs. Peto collected; researched; le...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1423127
Signed Album Quilt combining traditional with whimsical blocks. At first glance, one does not recognize that it is laid out symmetrically with the same blocks in each corner and middle outer blocks. The center panel with appliqued hearts in hands and arrows has many inked signatures that include the names: John Boyer; Sarah Russell;Henry Pressel; Edgar P Newman; Mary A Proud George Carson and Rozanne Evans. Every block has at least one inked name. Some of them have been located in and around Phi...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Hangings : Pre 1700 item #1423661
galerie Cecile Kerner
€25,000.00
after the fall of antwerp in 1585 craftsmen and artists emigrate to escape spanish domination.we find some in Delft .These works on the collections of tapestries have highlighted the duality of this medium, its decorative end: the fabrics are generally strongly colored and their patterns charged with meaning, since the carpets most often represent stories (these are considerations that 'also apply to painting). The decorative function of the tapestry is inseparable from its social and political...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #1412781 (stock #RD0071)
L'Asie Exotique
$26,000.00
Antique Silk Tabriz Prayer Rug, Northwest Persia. A high quality pictorial and directional design. This rug is a unique interpretation of the traditional symmetrical columnar niche format depicting a waq-waq tree, a Persian oracular tree whose branches bear fruit with the heads of men and mythical animals. The rug is intricately complete with a variety of flora, creatures, humans, camels, birds, fish and dragons all on a copper colored field and a dark blue sky. The major border having scrollin...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1400548
This four block Pots of Flowers quilt is over the top both in terms of design and execution. The flowers; leaves; stems and chain sashing are all heavily stuffed applique. Finely detailed embroidery outlines the applique. Exuberant does not begin to describe the dense design that is so full it has something of an abstract look. The quilt has similarities to the work of Baltimore quilt maker known as Designer Three. Her quilts, as well as this piece, are intense in design and padded applique. ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1910 item #902651
This is a nice antique tribal rug from Azerbaijian Province, old Persia, made with vegetable dye and natural colour, in good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1837 VR item #1307562
Glorious is the best way to describe this Lone Star quilt with chintz border and applique (broderie perse). The colors are as vibrant as the day it was made in the 1830's. It is finely stipple quilted with diagonal lines. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. The chintz retains its original glaze. There were a very few nicks in the chintz border. Rather than risk any additional, I had very fine netting sewn over the border to stabilize it. It is evident to the touch but not to the eye....