All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1417861
One does not often find full size 19th century sampler quilts but those made in the 19th century are as scarce as hen's teeth. The nine blocks of this fine example are beautifully set off on a solid red ground. It is very well pieced. The border has a cable quilting pattern and double straight lines throughout the sashing. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. There is a spot about the size of a pea on one of the bars of the Joseph's Coat block but nothing else to mention...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #1183635 (stock #847)
A Berlin Embroidery handbag with hall marked solid silver clasp, made in Germany circa 1900-1910. Condition - very good - no damages or losses...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1920 item #1315990 (stock #TD00187)
An arresting colored and beautifully quilted cotton and some sort crape or crepe Amish quilt typical of Lancaster County Pennsylvania with the initials “DE” and the date 1916 embroidered in one corner of the red cotton back. In the central diamond the seven point star quilted star is surrounded by a feather wreath and a star in each of the four corners. The other parts of the center are quilted with small squares, flowers and chains enclosing flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #1135173
From our World Handicrafts (ex-Asia) Collection, a beautiful antique Tabriz rug, late 19th century, wool on wool construction, featuring a classic central medallion design against a rust colored ground, bordered by fields of mixed geometric, floral, and arabesque patterns, tastefully executed in a rich but subtle palette of rust, dark blue, light blue, olive green, peach, and cream colored hues.

Size and Condition: 6 feet, 3 inches x 4 feet, 2 inches...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1416819 (stock #3050)
The fabric used to make this dress is just the best colors of brown and bittersweet. To add to the beauty the hem was let out to lengthen it and it so good looking it is too bad it doesn't show. The body of the dress looks and feels almost new, the arms on the other hand, are almost worn out. The left arm is so worn it is worn through. The little girl must have had a apron coverall over her dress every time she ever wore it...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1067097
Unusual set up of Variable Stars quilt pattern arranged in strips alternating with plain Bars. Wonderful fabrics which date from the 1840's - 1860's. Pristine, unwashed condition. Interesting quilting pattern of thistles set at right angles to the long Bars. Measures 73" x 80". Lebanon County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1860. A real gem for lovers of early fabrics.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1920 item #1396400 (stock #4182417TB)
Applique Quilt, with embroidered Iris, 70" X 86" Excellent condition. No Tears or stains. No apparent repairs. Fresh and Clean. Strong Fabrics. 70" X 86" All cotton, hand quilting, zig-zag, diamonds and quarter rounds, 5-6 stitches per inch, 12 embroidered Iris, 11"-12" across. Light weight. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. ** 42BX
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #1218636 (stock #MS1)
Very unusual antique saddlebag face or front, last quarter of the 19th Century, all natural dyes, full meaty pile, with flat weave top and bottom reminiscent of Baluch work. Striking aubergine ground. 29" by 20". Kurdish? origin.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #374546
A wonderful array of fabrics are integrated in this classic Nine Patch pattern quilt. Some of the fabrics date as early as the 1830's; the most recent are from the 1860's. Professionally laundered and in pristine condition. Tulips quilted between the nine patch blocks;unusual quilting designs in the border. Measures 78" x 88"; Pennsylvania origin; circa 1860.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1355785
This well designed, bold Laurel Leaf quilt is a traditional pattern done in an unusual way. The same block is repeated throughout but the placement of color and the double sawtooth frames makes it appear as though more is going on. It gives it a contemporary feel even though it was made in the 1860's.The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 72" x 73".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #1036230 (stock #ga-165)
19th Century craftsmanship for today's lifestyle. This is a richly colored hand dyed cotton antique American Folk Art floral hooked rug in shades of cream, beige, brown, gray and red comprising a centered diamond with scattered flowers and leaves. The outer corners having floral bouquets on a deep brown striated background, striped border. Size: 107" x 69". Condition is excellent with one minor repair on back.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #922829 (stock #J33195)
Interesting purse from the first half of the 19th century, netted from fiber, possibly flax. The body of the bag features top and bottom borders framing diamond shape patterns. Fiber-covered buttons on flap; fiber tassels; braided handle. Superb condition; one small hole on the bottom right. Measures 7” to bottom of tassel by 6 1/4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1353861
This exuberant Pots of Flowers Quilt is finely quilted and appliqued. It is dated 1876 in quilting with initials EG. Abutting hearts in the center are a lovely design but the star they form makes it even more special. The center design is surrounded by a quilted wreath. Partial wreaths are throughout the body of the quilt. Flower buds in the pots are repeated in the border to make it all a perfectly unified design. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in mint condition...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1234908
Outstanding Baltimore Album quilt that combines both traditional and whimsical, original blocks. The eagle draws the eye to the center and then allows it to meander through the variety of finely detailed blocks. Signatures indicate the quilt was related to the North and Horner families of mid 19th century Baltimore. More complete information is available to purchaser.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #1244344 (stock #21531)
Antique Senneh (Senna) Kilim from Persian Kurdistan, circa 1910-1920, in excellent condition. All natural dyes. 46" by 62". From a Charlotte, NC estate.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #809968
Variation of Lemoyne Stars Quilt pattern that may be unique. Central star is surrounded by a half star in each corner. White background is pieced so that the central star is in a square surrounded by a diamond. All done in a wonderful, richly colored plaid fabric. Nicely quilted. Professionally laundered; excellent condition. Some staining on back but none on the front. Measures 73" x 78". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #261483 (stock #17042)
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$145.00
This is a lovely piece of 18th C European needlework, brilliant true-colored, made of vegetable dyed threads on very fine open weave homespun linen, having pulled work in the flower centers, metallic threads within the flower stems and a symmetrical block pattern, Spanish or Italian, likely a piece of curtain or clothing; Condition: Good with some stitch loss framed in glass with blue matting which does not do this piece justice, measures 12 1/2" x 15 1/2 "
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1910 item #1015656 (stock #6102129TB)
"OLD MAID'S RAMBLE", a sturdy and utilitarian pieced quilt, circa 1910, in a seldom seen pattern made with handsome shirting fabrics and handsewn with care at 7"-8" per inch, the straight parallel line quilting is randomly done impressively between 3/8" and 1" apart,the original blue binding is machine sewn and has a latter binding of printed fabric attached to it probably about 1970, the entire quilt is well preserved with only one small professional repair on the reverse side, professionally ...