Pine Burr Quilt
This is a very early Pine Burr quilt from the 1850 - 1870 period that is hand pieced and hand quilted with 14 stitches per inch. It is quilted every .75 inch in both directions. All fabrics are 100% cotton. It has a cotton batting and the same white fabric as the backing. It is in excellent condition with only 1 very small stain next to a star. Overall it is in excellent condition for a quilt that is 150 years old. This is one of several quilts that was in a quilt collection from Kentucky.
This is a 9 patch within a square pattern 1940's quilt, It is 72" x 84" in size and is in excellent condition. The squares are 8" with 3" laterals. It is machine pieced but hand quilted with 16 stitches per inch. It has a cotton batting and the fabrics are all 100% cotton and the backing is the same white fabric as used in the front of the quilt. From the feel of the fabric, it appears that this quilt may have never been used or laundered. This is one of several quilts that was obtained from a collection in Kentucky.
A very nice Double Irish Chain quilt from the 1940's. It is done in pink and white and is entirely hand pieced and hand quilted with 12-14 stitches per inch. It has been quilted every 1". All the fabrics are 100% cotton. The backing is the same white fabric and it has a cotton batting. It is in excellent condition with no fading or tears. There is one small hole in the binding fabric on the edge and there are 2 pink pieces that have had the stitching come loose and need to be re-stitched in place.
A Pineapple pattern quilt that is 64 x 92" in size. All fabrics are 100% cotton and it is machine pieced and machine quilted. This quilt appears to have never been used or washed. It still has the feel of new fabrics. Approximate age of the 1970's.
A very nice 25 patch blue and white quilt from the 1880 to 1900 period. It has 15" blocks with the hand pieced blue and white 2" squares set on the diagonal in the blocks. It has a cotton batting and all the fabrics are 100% cotton. It is hand quilted with 12 stitches per inch. The backing is the same white fabric. It has some minor wear on the binding but has no stains or tears and is in excellent condition for a 120+ year old quilt.
This 1940's Hexagon Star quilt is made of 100% cotton fabrics from the 1930's and 1940's period. It measure 72 x 92" and has a wool batt. It is machine pieced and hand quilted with 10 stitches per inch. Each star is 20" in diameter and each large plain hexagon block is 11.5" in diameter. Each large plain hexagon has a star and a hexagon hand quilted in each. The smaller plain hexagons each have a hand quilted hexagon and each of the star points has a hand quilted pentagram pattern in it. The backing is a soft pink cotton sateen fabric. There is some slight fading in some of the blocks along the left long edge of the quilt.
A great Fans pattern quilt from the 1940's. It is 61 x 84" in size and is made of 100% cotton fabrics. It is machine pieced and hand quilted 10-12 stitches per inch. It has a cotton batting. It is in excellent condition with no stains, fading or tears. The backing is the same pink fabric used in the fans. A great scrap quilt done with whatever material was left from other projects. This is one of several quilts that was in a quilt collection from Kentucky.
YO -YO Quilt
This wonderful Yo-Yo pattern quilt has a tan backing fabric added to it. It is made up of 2" hand pieced Yo-Yo's. It measures 69" x 80" in size and it is in excellent condition. This quilt has a planned color pattern when made with 4 color coordinated yo-yo making a block and the entire quilt made into 4 sections with the blue and white separation lines. There are no tears, wear or fading.
Dimensions: 69.00 x 80.00”
Material: 100% cotton fabrics
A beautiful Double Wedding Ring quilt from the 1930's and 1940's. It is entirely hand pieced and hand quilted with 16-18 stitches per inch. It is in excellent to mint condition with no wear, fading or tears. It appears to have had no or very little use. The backing is the same white fabric and it has a cotton batting. There is one small stain or mark on the edge of the quilt.
Dimensions: 75.00 x 88.00”
Material: 100% cotton fabric
A wonderful 1870-1880's nine patch variation done in the Bird in Flight or Dove in the Window pattern. It is done with calico fabrics of the period with a white and tiny red pattern plain blocks and borders and a muslin backing. It has a cotton batting. It is hand pieced and excellent hand quilted in 1" squares. There are 18 to 20 stitches per inch quilting. Each piece is 2.25" square in the nine patch blocks. It has no stains, wear, tears or fading.
Dimensions: 70.00 x 80.00”
Material: 100% cotton
Grandmothers Flower Garden Quilt
A wonderful Grandmothers Flower Garden done in an elongated pattern. Each hexagon is 1.25" wide forming 6.5" x 11" elongated flowers separate by black borders. The fabrics are from the 1900's to the 1920's including some printed feedsack material. This has an earlier 1920 darker green instead of the more typical 1930 lighter shade of green that was used when this pattern was very popular in the 1930's. The black fabric used for the borders has 3 spots which are deteriorating. The worst spot is at one corner shown in picture #4. The sides of the quilt are scalloped following the flower pattern but the top and bottom have been squared off with half flowers to made straight edges. Otherwise it is in excellent condition with no stains or fading.
Reference : #2303034
Dimensions: 66.00 x 88.00”
Square In A Square Quilt
This is a very nice quilt from the 1880's. It has a wonderful assortment of fabrics in it from the 1840's to the 1880's. It is done in a Square within a Square pattern. It has a thin wool batt and is hand pieced and hand quilted with 10-12 stitches per inch. The backing is the same brown fabric as the lateral strips. There is some deterioration of some of the fabrics in some squares, see pictures. Overall this is a great example of quilting from this period using scrap fabrics that had been saved over a period of 20 years.
Reference : #9285
Dimensions: 69.00 x 84.00”
Rose Wreath Appliqued Quilt
This is a hand appliqued and embroidered quilt in a Rose Wreath pattern. It has a white background and backing with a cotton batting. It is hand quilted on the diagonal every 1/2" with 10-12 stitches per inch. This quilt has been well used. It has some minor deterioration or wear on the red binding and the white fabric near the edges. The floral ring is 23" in diameter and there is some slight deterioration of the pink and the light green fabric used in the circle applique. There is a slight stain on one corner. The deteriorating fabric is minor from age and usage but does not deter from the overall beauty and impact of this pattern.
Reference : #9447
Year: early 1900's
Dimensions: 90.00 x 94.00”
Pin Wheel Quilt
This is a 1920's quilt in the Pin Wheel pattern. It is 80 x 88" and has a cotton batting. It is hand quilted with 12 stitches per inch. It has a red, pink and white ribbon pattern fabric for the pin wheels along with muslin. The back is also muslin. It is in excellent condition with no holes or tears or fading.
Dimensions: 80.00 x 88.00”
Pansy Appliqued Quilt
A beautiful 1920's hand appliqued and hand pieced pansy pattern quilt made on 11" muslin blocks. The yellow and purple strips are 1.5" wide. It has a cotton batting and is hand quilted with 12 stitches per inch. The backing fabric is the same purple as the strips and the border. It is in excellent condition with no stains, wear or fading. An extremely great quilt from the early 1920's period with wonderful workmanship.
Dimensions: 74.00 x 88.00”
Material: 100% cotton
Red Star Quilt
This is a very old 1880's star quilt. It is red and white and the white pieces are made up of two different patterns. They are white with very tiny feathers or circles and balls, both in black. The back fabric is red with very small white anchors. It is hand pieced and hand quilted with 14 to 16 stitches per inch. The batting is cotton. Overall it is in good condition for its age. There are 3 red triangles at one end that have some deterioration to the fabric (see pic). It would appear that these pieces are a silk and cotton blend that was substituted when they ran out of the original 100% cotton red fabric since it was a color match. The silk in this fabric is starting to shatter.
Dimensions: 74.00 x 84.00”
Rose of Sharon Quilt
This is a wonderful old 1920's appliqued quilt done in the Rose Of Sharon pattern. It is white with red, green, pink and lilac for the rose applique. It has a cotton batting. It is completely hand appliqued and hand quilted with 14 stitches per inch. The hand quilting in the white area is marvelous and a great example of quality workmanship.
Dimensions: 74.00 x 87.00”
Material: 100% cotton
Floral Basket Appliqued Quilt
This is a hand appliqued 1920's Floral Basket on muslin with plain muslin blocks and backing. It is hand stitched with 14-16 stitches per inch with a cotton batting. Each block is 13 1/4" square with 2 1/2" border strips. It has never been used or washed as the quilting lines are still visible in the plain quilted patterned blocks. There is no wear or fading but there are a few age spots or starch spots. This is a one of a kind un-used 1920's quilt that evidently has been in storage since it was completed.
Dimensions: 68.00 x 81.00”
Red Star Quilt
This is a Star pattern quilt that was completed in the early 1960's. The original quilt top was made on the 1920's with 100% cotton fabrics. The top was machine pieced and then hand quilted when completed. It is in very good condition with no fading or tears. It does have one small stain to one block. It has a cotton batt and the same muslin fabric for the backing. There is a hanging display sleeve attached to the back of the quilt. This muslin sleeve has writing on it stating who owned it and also that it was completed and hand quilted in the late 1950's and the early 1960's. This quilt was obtained from the estate of a lady in southeastern Wisconsin who was an avid quilter and also collected antique quilts. We have a total of 5 antique quilts available for sale from the portion of her collection that the was not retained by the family.
Dimensions: 72.00 x 85.00
Material: 100% cotton fabrics
Grandmothers Fan Quilt
A Grandmother's Fan quilt with the fan pieces hand appliqued onto an 8.5" muslin block. It is machine pieced and hand quilted with 14-16 stitches per inch. It has a cotton batting and the same muslin fabric from the top as the backing. It has a cotton batting. There is 1 stain spot in the lower left corner and 5 light shadow or yellowing stains in different places on the quilt, see pics. There is no fading of the colored pieces with the center of each fan being a light peach color. It is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 72.00 x 80.00”
Condition: very good
Material: 100% cotton