This Illinois Amish Roman Stripe quilt is dramatic because of the colors; small scale of the blocks and having them set on a diagonal. It is made of wool with a machine done pre-quilted backing.
The quilt was made by Kate Fugate (nee Sunning). She stated that she made the quilt for her father-in -law
Charlie Kost because as a boy, he hauled her coal and helped her with chores.
The quilt is accompanied by the 1988 invoice from America Hurrah who sold it for $4800.
Measurements are 68" x 80"...
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...
This Hole in the Barn Door Indiana Amish crib quilt was obviously treasured as it is as crisp and fresh as when it was made 100 years ago.
A lengthy note sewn to the reverse describes its history. It was made by Fannie Miller (Hochstetler) who was born in Nappanee, Indiana in 1896...
A clutch worked from a 19th century Chinese silk embroidery with Peking knot, the space beetween filled with tiny white seed glass beads. White lining and green jade imitating glass knob. Condition: lining with few traces of usage, clean. Dimension: c. 19 cm x 12.5 cm.
This unusual Mennonite Log Cabin crib quilt has an equally prominent secondary pattern of an Eight Pointed Star. The red center of each block is often believed to represent the fire in the hearth.
The front of the quilt is made of wool with a cotton sateen backing. Condition is excellent. Measurements are 37" x 38"; made circa 1900. The border is an olive green/ brown color.
The giant X makes a standout of this One Patch crib quilt. Within the One Patches are four Nine Patch blocks giving even more interest to the movement of the eye around the quilt.
It is in pristine; unwashed condition. Measurements are 40 inches square. The use of a Bars pattern for the backing is indicative of the quilt's southeastern Pennsylvania origin. Made circa 1880.
There are innumerable variations of the floral applique pattern. This comes closest to Rose of Sharon or Whig Rose but, as is often the case, it is not a standard pattern. Tulip shaped leaves coming from the central flower are an unusual touch. Most original are the appliques to either side of the central flower and the wonderful undulating appliqued border. The red is a solid color and green is a very fine calico print.
The quilt is an unusual size - measuring 30" x 40 1/2"...
Richly colored, beautiful Evening Stars Amish crib quilt that is probably from Western Pennsylvania. The deep indigo ground perfectly offsets the salmon colored stars.
The quilt is in pristine condition. Measurements are 37" x 44'. It is all cotton including the gray backing that is turned over to create the machine sewn binding. The quilting is all done by hand with a pattern of squares and diagonal lines in the border.
Made circa 1920.
This overwhelming wedding quilt is made of Variable Star blocks, each a different red printed fabric. All of the blocks are signed with names from New Jersey.
The center Compass block has a detailed inked inscription that reads "Samuel C Deacon Mary A Deacon 1846 As we have got married and the most of you are not I hope you will not long tarry in making up the plot Mary A Bodine and Samuel C Deacon was married the 18th day of December 1845 February 4th 1846"...
Antique Caucasian Kabistan Saddle Bag Pillow, District of Shemaka, Russian Empire. The bag face in a fine vegetable dyed wool pile knotted on a wool foundation. A floral lattice design on center of white and orange blossoms and a green vine on a dark blue field framed by a floral meander border on a white ground. Flat weave cotton back with multi-colored stripes. Label on backside.
Condition: Excellent, wool wrapped edges, short end fringe
Measuring: 24 in. x 17 in. x 4 in.
This striking quilt of concentric frames centered with a Double Nine Patch is so contemporary looking that it is difficult to believe it is some 145 years old.
The strong, solid colors play well off one another and the Double Nine Patch center focuses the eye.
The quilt is in excellent condition.
The frames alternate quilting patterns of diamonds and cables.The front is all solid color cotton with a printed cotton for the backing. Measurements are 76 inches square...
This large size crib quilt might better be referred to as a youth quilt. It is an unusual size, measuring 54" x 46". It is comprised of beautiful, well blended brown prints from the 1870's and 1880's. It has a very light batting.
Condition is excellent. Pennsylvania origin; last quarter of the 19th century.
This stunning quilt of Concentric Octagons is a real eye dazzler. The Pinwheel center draws the eye to the heart of the bullseye.
The fabrics are all prints with the exception of the solid red which adds to its prominence.
The quilt is from the estate of Harriet Heffner in Limeport, Pennsylvania (Lehigh County). Measurements are 87 inches square. Excellent, probably unwashed condition.
An Antique Caucasian Armenian Cabistan Rug, Russian Empire (1721-1917). A fine short wool pile in Turkish knot tightly hand woven on an a cotton and wool base. A geometric design consisting of three large cruciform octagonal beige medallions on a dark blue field containing numerous additional roundel forms, framed by a major border of feathered cruciform medallions on a white field. The minor borders of a running dog pattern...
Antique Anatolian Yoruk Prayer Rug.
A fine natural dyed soft and shiny wool hand knotted in short pile on an an all wool foundation. A detail and stepped directional design combining the Turkish mihrab niche of a sea foam green field, outlined in white and blue containing cruciforms of five branch candlesticks and several multicolored repeat serpent shapes. The background field of the mihrab is a berry red with quartered roundel designs...
This Puss in the Corner quilt (aka Improved Nine Patch) is made with a beautiful selection of early 19th century printed fabrics. The four corners use the same materials.
Sewn to the quilt is a label with the name Martha Hershey Coppenhaffer and the date 1841. It is from the same family in York, Pennsylvania as the preceding listing, item #1429566.
The interior of the quilt is in excellent condition. There is, however, wear to the border and backing...
This beautiful early quilt is totally reversible. While the way the binding is sewn leads me to believe the maker intended the Bars to be the primary side, to my eye, the Wholecloth Chintz is preferable. It is sewn of three panels, each 24 1/2 inches wide with an extra 3 3/4 inches along one side.
The shading of the various blue flowers is stunning.
The Bars side is made of two fabrics. One is a tiny geometric print and the other is floral.
Quilting is done with diamonds throughout. Condition...
An Antique Caucasian Kazak Long Runner, Russian Empire (1721-1917). A fine wool pile in Turkish knot tightly woven on an all wool base. A traditional repeat pattern of 41 rows of 3 Caucasian stars contained within leaf brackets on a beige field. The major border of multi-coloured serpents on a red field. The minor borders of a blossoming vine on a white ground.
Condition: short wool fringe on ends, red wool wrapped edge, minor signs of wear and age otherwise fine condition.
Measuring: Width r...