All White Woven Coverlet 1860-1900
1860-1900. 86x97. Hudson, MI, USA. You can feel and appreciate the work that went into this all-white coverlet. Woven counterpane made to look like a trapunto quilt with a three dimensional design on both sides. The warp and weft are...
$449.99
Amish Basket 1930-1940
1930-1940. 77x80. Made in Indiana, USA. This was probably made by an Old-Order Amish group or individual, and thus has some true American history within. The fabrics are cotton sateen and are gray-blue, lavender, purple and a variety of blues....
$799.99
Amish Trip Around the World 1920
ca 1920. 78x82. Found in Kalona, Iowa, USA. Initials "JME" in embroidery on back binding. There is fading in the 12-inch amethyst rayon crepe border, which is common in rayon crepe Amish quilts. The colors in the squares are those...
$1,199.99
Barrister’s Block 1880-1900
1880-1900. 64x78. Springfield, IL, USA. Twelve blocks, with white and ditzy fabric backing, surrounded by double pink sashing and a wide border. The fabrics in the motifs are colorful mourning prints, bronze prints and plaids, reds, and navy. This is...
$349.99
Bars 1840 - 1860
Mid 19th century. 92x95. Made in Pennsylvania, USA. The fabric and patterns of this beautiful piece indicate the mid 19th century timeframe. It is an extravagant quilt composed of three stripes (12 inches wide) of chintz fabric of gold roses...
$699.99
Basket with Handles and Triangles, Charm Quilt 1860-1880
1860-1880. 70x84. Illinois, USA. This amazing fully hand pieced quilt is a good example of the unusual colors of the era as well as an unusual variation of the basket pattern. Six baskets across and three facing up and three...
$599.99
Bowknot Applique
20th century. 70x88. Progress quilt kit #1345. There are numerous solid pastels, florals and leaves appliqued on a bright white background. Bouquets are tied with shades of delphinium blue in the ribbons. The bias binding is light blue, and the...
$599.99
Broken Start
Fabrics and patterns indicate post-1925. 64x80. This is a very attractive star quilt with all the star points meeting correctly. The bluish-green color, and the pink and yellow at the tips have faded somewhat, but the other colors are good...
$349.99
California Rose Applique 1920-1930
1920-30. 96x94. A huge king size quilt. The applique stitching in this is incredible. It is so fine you can barely see it. Most likely this was originally a kit. The roses are two shades of pink, and the leaves...
$599.99
Chinese Coin Pattern 1870-1890
1870-1890. 96x108. A truly massive piece. it is clearly unfinished and quite thin, yet still an absolutely beautiful patchwork design. Chinese coin rows are surrounded by rows of sashing composed of simple squares. The border of the whole piece consists...
$699.99
Crazy Quilt 1885
ca 1885. 56 x 56. Byron, IL, USA. This is a good example of the late 19th century crazy quilt era. This is one of those quilts that did not have the back lined, so that you can see the...
$349.99
Double Irish Chain 1880
ca 1880. 70x89. Illinois, USA. All hand stitched, including the binding. This is Turkey red and faded green against a white background with a white backing. The binding is faded green. The green fading to tan indicates a synthetic dye...
$749.99
Dutchman’s Wheel 1900 - 1920
Construction and patters indicate early 20th century. 90x72. The item is hand pieced and has been well loved. Each motif is composed of four blocks of two yellow triangles each, all on a white ground. Each of these motif blocks...
$599.99
Fancy or Jacquard Coverlet 1848
1848. 74x87. Pennsylvania, USA. This is a Tied Biederwand in indigo and white in the "double roses" pattern with lattice-like outlining. The side borders have distelfinks and trees (or are they candelabra?), and the bottom border has birds and trees,...
$1,899.99
Fancy or Jacquard Double Weave Coverlet 1825-1840
No signature, but design is indicative of 1825-1840. 75x94. Such an elegant piece. It is very heavy, perhaps due to wool warp yarns. This pattern is called Frenchman's Fancy, or a variation thereof. The geometric figures around the major pattern...
$519.99
Floral Bouquet Applique, Herschner’s 1960
1960. 62x90. One of our favorite pieces. Eight floral bouquets in a double row face the same direction. They are formed of pink and green calicos and, of course, are hand appliqued on a white field. There is a pink...
$899.99
Flying Geese 1900
ca 1900. 85x77. The cheddar color is a clue that this was made in Pennsylvania, although it was found in Illinois. Cheddar sashing filled with faded green triangles (the geese) surround 5-inch square red blocks. There are alternating three-inch square...
$499.99
Four Color Biederwand Coverlet, Pennsylvania 1848
1848. 72x102. This unique and historic coverlet has inscriptions: On the left, "S.B.MUSSELMAN WEAVER HILTAUN BUCKS.CO" and on the right, "THIS COVERLET BELONGS TO RUBEN HEFT 1848." The body of the coverlet is woven in a four roses and sunbursts...
$399.99
Four Color Double Woven Coverlet 1838
1838. 78x90. From the Browning Mansion/Museum, Galesburg, IL, USA. Another excellent piece of American history. Inscriptions are on the bottom left and right "REBECCA BURNS 1838" and on the bottom border "D. ARNOLD.H? and +CHAMB.G". The field of the piece...
$599.99
Four Patch 1870-1885
1870-1885. 75x78. This quilt is as interesting as it is gorgeous. It is very graphic and also has some beautiful fabrics. Its yellow-based four-patch rows alternate with several rows of plain indigo and varied four-patches of madder, Lancaster blue, double...
$799.99
Light and Dark Log Cabin 1880
ca 1880. 73x80. Snyder County, PA, USA. You can tell this is from Pennsylvania due to the use of their favorite color, cheddar, and here we have two flavors, maybe mild and sharp. The logs are about 1/2 in wide,...
$899.99
Log Cabin Barn Raising 1880
Illinois, ca 1880. 72x81. There are so many colors in this quilt, it makes you blink. Each center is made of four patches of brown and light prints. The logs are arranged in alternating lights and dark browns and navies....
$419.99
Log Cabin Barn Raising 1890
1890. 72x79. Iowa, USA. An amazing piece from an amazing time in American history. Cadet blues and double pinks combine with mourning prints, shirtings and red. The border is double pink and white, and the binding is double pink, narrow....
$419.99
Log Cabin Light and Dark 1914
Dated 1914 and also 1917, 71x81. The mostly wool fabrics have very nice colors -- green, purple, black, cadet blue, cocoa, orange velvet, several perky plaids, and some figurals. Turkey track embroidery covers every seam, and this gives the appearance...
$249.99
Log Cabin, Courthouse Steps 1880-1900
1880-1900. 68x76. Found in Illinois. Log Cabin pattern utilizing Courthouse Steps with vibrant colors of wool challis and other wool fabric combination compose this quilt. The top is not quilted, but the backing is patched in two different coordinating prints...
$449.99
Mayday
$819.99
Mayday
20th Century. 82x92. Found in Illinois, USA. A gorgeous king-sized piece. Circular chains of ovals surround each of sixteen plaques of vases holding pink and yellow flowers. Each of three sides of the quilt has a vase and sinuous vine...
$819.99
Mennonite Wool Nine Patch 1950
ca 1950. 71 x 96. This is a very unusual quilt, made with a variety of fabrics, but with a strong sense of color and beauty. Everything is hand sewn, including the long ribbon on one edge next to the...
$399.99
Nine Patch 1923
1923. 74x83. Pieced in New York, USA then later quilted in San Francisco USA, 1976. Amazing signature on back helps define the story of this American quilt. This nine patch is made of yellow, pink and light and dark blue...
$349.99
Ohio Star 1880
ca 1880. 74x82. Found in Illinois, USA. The Ohio Stars are made of yellow calico fabric with brown stars and are set on a field of white. There is a double border: one yellow and one white, each one inch...
$449.99
Ohio Star and Nine Patch 1920
ca 1920. Made in Southern Indiana, USA. This is all wool, probably made from men’s suits. As a result this incredibly unique piece is quite heavy. The colors put together in the pattern are quite innovative, however, and include red,...
$249.99
Ohio Tulip Applique 1850
ca 1850. 69 x 75. This very old and very beautiful quilt has four initials indicating 4 quilters! Double dyed green with beautiful double quilted straight lines. Some light discoloration. Condition is excellent. -Item is pictured on a modern size...
$499.99
Old Fashioned Flower Garden, Hall and Kretsinger 1880
ca. 1880. 80x86. This is probably Pennsylvania Dutch because of the quilting motifs. The quilting is an incredible 11 st/in in hex symbols, parallel lines, and other symbols. Each block has an appliqued flower with bud and leaves of red,...
$599.99
Overshot 1900s
20th Century. 72x94. This is a copy of an old overshot quilt, done at a much later date in orlon or some other synthetic wool. It also was probably commercially machine loomed. It has selvedge weft edges, although both the...
$199.99
Overshot Coverlet 1800-1840
1800-1840. 60x86. The colors are unusually vibrant for the age of this coverlet. "Foxes Chase" or "Stars" pattern in dark blue, madder red, natural and sea green. The sea green dyes must have been from different lots (probably over dyed...
$459.99
Overshot Coverlet 1820-1840
1820-1840. 78x73. Purchased in Maine at farm of author Gladys Hasty Carroll. The family kept all their quilts and coverlets in the old farmhouse resulting in a more aged condition. The colors in this overshot are natural, indigo and gold....
$169.99
Overshot Coverlet In Three Panels 1800-1820
1800-1820. 82x105. New York, USA. This unique coverlet is massive, and comprised of three large panels which were hand sewn together. The top and bottoms have been turned over as binding. It is a thin material and is composed of...
$319.99
Overshot Coverlet with Tables and Wheels Pattern 1830-1860
1830-1860. 78x82. Purchased in Mineral Point, WI, USA. A very pretty coverlet, indicative of the time period. It is seamed down the middle and has had an applied border with fringe on three of its sides. It is natural cotton...
$339.99
Philadelphia Pavement 1900
ca 1900. 80x80. This is a twenty-five-patch of madder prints, shirtings, indigo prints and double pinks plus the red and white checked corner stones. There are horseshoes, paislies, woven plaids, checks and complex stripes. It is very graphic, yet it...
$879.99
Pin Tree 1885-1925
1885-1925. 68x81. Found in Illinois, USA. What an awesome small quilt. This is one of our favorites. Green pine tree motifs are made of triangles on a ground of white with tiny flowers. The blocks are diagonal squares that face...
$599.99
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Pine Tree Double Woven Coverlet 1800-1830
Early 19th century. 35x75. Purchased at Jackson’s Auction House in Cedar Falls, IA, USA. This beautiful half piece was cut transversely from a full coverlet. It has a natural cotton or linen warp and indigo and red wool wefts. The...
$79.99
Poinsettia Applique 1880
1880. 76x78. Made in Barbour County, WV, USA by Annette Hudkins Riley. This bed cover is a treasure, and has great value to the Riley family when it was first made, which is why they kept it in the family...
$249.99
Postage Stamp or Stepping Stones to Grandmother's Garden 1930-50
1930-50. 70x86. This is a truly unique and interesting combination of colors. Varied floral vintage print fabrics surround yellow and mint green plain blocks. The backing is white, and the separate binding is another floral print. The quilt is of...
$329.99
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Prairie Star 1880-1910
1880-1910. 64x74. Found in Illinois, USA. This is an all-cotton, hand pieced quilt in colors of double pinks, indigo with white prints, mourning prints, purples, and tan and white plaids. All are on a white background with a white backing...
$419.99
Rose Applique Blocks with Sinuous Border
20th century. 78x94. An absolutely stunning quilt! It is massive, with solid dark reds and dark greens with black on a pristine white background give this quilt a pixie-like beauty, a bit different from the other floral appliques. There is...
$799.99
Square in a Square in a Square 1860-1880
1860-1880. 82x72. This is made of unweighted silks, meaning that no minerals were added to the silks to make them rustle as was common in the 19th century. The main blocks are black silk satin and surrounded by a multitude...
$699.99
Stuffed Petal Applique 1940
ca 1940. 85x108. Peoria, Stark County, IL, USA. This beautiful extra large quilt is a unique piece of American History. American women worked at many department stores as quilt makers who sewed hand made quilts for them. Their names were...
$649.99
Tied Biederwand Deep Red 1876
1876. 77x83. A beautiful and historic piece as this was most likely made for the Centennial. Historians attribute this coverlet to Phillip Allabach in Michigan, USA. It is red and natural is a heavier wool than similar pieces by this...
$299.99
Tied Biederwand Red 1876
1876. 77x83. A beautiful and historic piece as this was most likely made for the Centennial. Historians attribute this coverlet to Phillip Allabach in Michigan, USA. It is red and natural. There is a medallion in the center and a...
$349.99
Tied Biederwand Star Medallion with Acanthus Leaves 1850-1900
ca 1850-1900. 77x80. The star medallion is gorgeous and the border has amazing double geometrics, which somewhat resemble Norwegian weaving patterns. It is tomato red and cream and made all in one piece, which may indicate power looming, however many...
$299.99
Trip Around the World / Grandma's Square 1890-1910
1890-1910. 66x74. Found in Illinois, USA. This is an excellent turn-of-the-century quilt. Grandma's Square (Barbara Brackman's Encyclopedia). All cotton colors of chrome orange, burgundy, navy, red and light prints have been hand pieced. The binding on two sides is chrome...
$449.99

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