DESCRIPTION: A light brown and white pony hide rug, the soft fur longer than that of traditional cowhide. Wonderful for throwing over a sofa in your Southwestern home or Northwestern lodge, or toss it on the floor for a soft floor covering. Good condition. DIMENSIONS: 84” X 68"
Measuring 44.50" in length x 42.75" wide, this delightful, completely hand-sewn, unused, wool, Pennsylvania Amish, Crib Quilt is in excellent, all-original, perfect condition! Constructed in the basket design by Anna Beiler in the late 1970s (provenance from the Robacher personal catalog of collections).
From the renown, Pennsylvania Robacher Estate, a husband and wife team who became the published, indisputable American experts in Pennsylvania Dutch decorative art and culture...
This hooked rug of stems of flowers could not be more charming and cheerful. The red background gives a great lift to the entire composition. The stalks of flowers have a nice abstracted quality.
The rug is in excellent condition. It is made of cotton. Measurements are 24" x 34". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.
This charming House quilt is a pattern designed by Ruby Short McKim in 1935. She sold fabric as well as instructions for blocks to make either a quilt or a pillow or stool top.
This example has a combination of solid and gingham fabrics, most likely sold by McKim, that make a soft yet lively composition. It is in unwashed condition. There is one spot about the size of a dime near the bottom binding but no other condition apologies...
DESCRIPTION: A large, colorful Pendleton wool blanket in the geometric Chief Joseph pattern. Chief Joseph led the Nez Perce tribe native to northeastern Oregon in the late 1800s. Widely admired for protecting his people and speaking the truth, he is honored with this design, symbolizing bravery...
COLOR: RED and GOLD
PERIOD: 19TH CENTURY
NEEDLEPOINT PILLOWCASES (PAIR)
SIZE: 1'6" x 1'6" each
COLOR: RED and GREEN
FLORAL DESIGN NEEDLEPOINT (2 pieces)
COLOR: BROWN, GREEN, RED
Measuring 11.5" wide x 15.75" long, this lovely, circa 1940, crosstitch cross stitch sampler depicts the history of a New York City and New Jersey family with multiple cultural ethnicities displayed as well as a variety of early family occupations, significant streets, town, and structures.
Interestingly, whomever wrought this very detailed, family-history sampler omitted just one significant detail- the family surname!
On the left side of the sampler, the Scotch ethnicity is wrought along w...
DESCRIPTION: A lovely mounted crib quilt in a tumbling blocks pattern, the colors making the optical illusion of six point stars. Quilt is mounted with light sewing onto stapled muslin, and can be hung in two directions. From the collection of a Pawling, New York collector. DIMENSIONS: 39" x 54".
This center medallion eagle quilt was a kit offered by Paragon under the name American Glory Quilt Number 1147. It was first published in Good Housekeeping Magazine in September, 1961. The central eagle topped by a bell is the ultimate in American patriotic iconography. The overall pattern imitates its 19th century antecedents so successfully that is was used as the frontispiece of Safford and Bishop's "America's Quilts and Coverlets" published in 1972 and described as having been made in 1860...
The two cats left out of playing with the red ball in this rug look a bit out of sorts. Perhaps they will cheer up when their turn comes.
This appealing oval shaped hooked rug measures 24" x 38". It is made of cottons with a cotton backing. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920. Condition is excellent.
Charming cat toy made of wool mohair, circa 1920. The eyes and nose are machine appliqued. Whiskers and ear details are embroidered. The cat is in very good, but not perfect condition. Several small holes reveal bits of the lining but do not detract from his cheerful look. The cat measures 10 1/4 inches tall from the front paws to the tips of the ears and eight inches wide at the base.