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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$975
Chinese Coins quilt done in a most unusual palette for the medium heavy wools with which it is made. Soft pastels are not the norm for wool comforters. Pristine condition. Lovely fabrics with soft texture and patterning; satin blanket binding. Measures 70" x 78": Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1930.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #265204
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$795
This comforter is like op art of the 19th century. The contrast of the red on black circles tied with white thread atop the rectangles make the pattern really move. The darks are wool suiting fabrics. Clearly, this was made for warmth as it is quite heavy, but it was done by someone with an artistic eye. Area of light discoloration visible in thumbnail but it does nothing to detract from the overall impact. Circa 1890; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 69" x 71".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1920 item #261730
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$1,450
Embroidered pinwheels of this type are usually seen decorating pillows; rarely are they an entire quilt pattern. This Lancaster County Amish example is very well planned out with diagonal rows of color. Background is men's wool suiting fabrics. Quilted in green thread with zigzag patterning throughout the border. Measures 75" x 78". Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.