and in the winter you can put it over a blanket for warmth, the bonus being it is stunning. The backing is a beautiful wool challis plaid c.1870 indicating this quilt's maker was from an affluent family. Two sleeves have been hand sewn onto the back short ends making this quilt ready to hang. Most of the fabrics are from the 1880’s, but since there are also The only flaw in this completely original quilt is some wear in areas of the twill tape binding, and one corner where an inch and a half of the binding is missing. Many of the colonists used homespun, others used rare and expensive imported Chintz fabrics. This block is surrounded by chintz birds and butterflies meticulously cut out and appliqued onto off-white homespun linen. king size bed or will fit a queen size bed perfectly with 12 inches over the sides. This mint condition ...perfect unused condition....miniature Variable Each and every Log Cabin quilt has its own personality. This is one of a few pieces that I put up for sale that is not perfect....There are moth holes around the This wonderful pre Civil War bassinet quilt is in mint condition. The backing is pre-1860s or earlier solid turkey red fabric. The squares created here, using a variation of the The body of the spread is in been quilted in such superb and extensive quilting, I believe from It is an unusual pattern and has a 4 block formation inside a apx 6” square with triangular corners. This quilt appears to have been such a treasure that it was saved for Such an expensive fabric would only be used as a backing by a family of some means. One mark of excellence of a Victorian Crazy quilt is 100 Serious collectors please email or call for a price. diminutive size, it would be perfect as a wall hanging year round or a The outer cheater cloth border is surrounded by 3 1/2 inch wide blocks in multiple prints and hues in strip formation. point of your dining room table...Ready to be sent for your viewing Created before the sewing machine, all work was lovingly executed by hand. This quite elegant piece of textile art would add a touch of warmth and vitality to any room in your home and is appropriate as either a sophisticated bed covering or graphic art for the wall. It is flanked by a solid green 1 ¾” border and a scalloped red border 2 1/2" at its widest points. The name is available on the sale of the quilt. Each open area has a center focal point of a LaMoyne Star design...an eight pointed star... The meandering vine has quilted leaves completely filling the space between the appliqued leaves and buds. A radiating center star is very difficult to piece. Each appliqued block measures approximately 20 inches square and is done in a combination of brown and green on white. All logs are 3/4” wide with the chimneys measuring 1-1/8” Silk fabrics will pulsate when properly lit, almost taking on another dimension. This special quilt has been organically hand washed by Betsey and is ready to be sent on approval. The bars overlap on the border and the blocks are used in a design where you don’t see any of the stitching on the front of the quilt, only on the back. I have in my possession a bible from this family that is being sold separately. The bars are 5 inches wide and approximately 46 inches long. In perfect, unused condition and easy to use in any room of your home. This exquisite and very early quilt is comprised of 9 gorgeous feathered This wonderful red, green and white basinette quilt is comprised of Picture this quilt hanging in a great room or stairwell. Folk art whimsy at its best, this is a wonderful and unique quilt that can be sent to you on approval for private review. I see some fabrics as early as the 1840s. Wonderful colors with wonderful motion and one of a kind. and contain a quilted design, and the 16 square blocks measure 5 x 5”. The edging Now you have an unusual Tulip applique quilt in perfect dimensions for over your couch, bed or any This quilt is how we kept warm in New England. scheme I believe the rich color would be found on this quilt..Whatever The center square in each block has 6-1/2” sides with the block on point. This quilt is currently featured in the exhibition Cut and Paste: the creation of this quilt are approximately a half inch in width. The wholecloth backing is a wonderful blue, white, and pink woven plaid cotton. The unusual triple border treatment further sets this Log Cabin apart from its more traditional sisters. Holmes, the serial killer who exploited the fair to find his victims. Organically hand washed by Betsey and ready to be sent for your at home approval. On this quilt, there are quilt. two early madder dyed calicoes (c.1860), an over dyed green calico and white. This quilt's design and colors are stunning. The quilt is pieced and quilted by hand. The back of the quilt is a royal blue. It contains 4" and 5” alternating strips, 3-1/2” square diamonds. means". and excelled in needlework of all kinds. The applied binding, which we have restored, is from the same date fabric. Hand quilting consists of tiny, even stitches in a 3/4" x 1" diagonal cross hatch pattern throughout with outline quilting in the baskets. The 5 ¼ inch border includes the ¼ separately applied madder dyed paisley binding, and the backing is ecru linen. The backing strictly gray, a burgundy brown and white. There are initials embroidered on the reverse corner, "VEW". All of the 7 ¼ x 7 ¾ inch blocks are made up of sixteen ¾ inch logs, all with Turkey red chimneys. This is for the son’s use only and is called The Father’s Quilt. The diminutive red and white calico seen in the joining sashing is also used for the backing. Call Betsey for more details. A wonderful, warm and cozy antique quilt that has been used but lovingly cared for and is in excellent condition. has some very rare ribbons, including 4 red, white and blue ribbons used in-home app0roval. You can use it all year. restoration work on this piece as well. This quilt is in excellent condition with areas of the binding showing slight wear. A fancy pattern of long and short blanket stitches in gold and ecru silk floss is an added decoration for the pillowcase edging. There are various quilting designs executed Great! I was the first person to wash this quilt. There is a brown 3 inch border of which 1/4 inch is a hand applied wool challis binding. Professionally hand washed by Betsey; please ask her for more details. The rest of the quilt is in original condition. The whimsical floral with twining vine is an original pattern skillfully executed by an accomplished needlewoman. Good grief. When quilts and spreads This quilt can be shipped to you on approval for private viewing. One of the most popular exhibits was the Japanese pavilion with its fascinating crazed ceramics and asymmetrical art. There is In unused condition, this quilt has been foundation pieced by hand and reverse tied. Originating in England, it was brought to America with late 18th century and early 19th century English women. used. Jan 18, 2016 - Explore Pamela Smithson's board "Quilts 1800/1900's", followed by 714 people on Pinterest. I am happy to send this mint condition quilt for your viewing and I wonder if their previous home burned, which was not unusual in those days, and they salvaged what they could from the quilts that survived, putting them together to create a fabulous early textile. A fabulous added bonus is the very unusual baseball conversation print fabrics included among the indigoes, shirtings, reds, browns and double pinks. This cheerful and pristine Basket Quilt executed in solid Turkey red and white is ready to brighten your home. Each block measures approximately 5 1/2 inches square. This quilt artist has created a log cabin pattern combination that I This quilt has terrific graphics! ready for a new home. In this case may be sent for your in-home approval. The border is appliquéd with swags and tassels reminiscent of a formal room setting. The earliest antique quilts available for sale at Rocky Mountain Quilts are from the last quarter of were made from this era, this sturdy stitch was used to join seams. It is a combination of wool threads woven with silk threads. This amazingly perfect and sophisticated bassinet quilt is hand pieced and hand outline quilted using linen thread. a fancy way of finishing a quilt by reverse tying in a way that creates an attractive backing. Found in New Hampshire and now professionally hand washed ,using organic products, by Betsey. One plot line centers on Daniel Burnham, the architect who built the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The blue was a very 1840s blue. The ¼ inch separately applied binding has been created from matching chintz, and the backing is homespun linen. The fabrics on the front are from 1850 to 1860. Turkey red and over-dyed green fabrics. The quilt is embellished with yarn pom poms every two rows at the top of the triangles. Surrounding the center square are three borders: the first is 3-1/8” in width, the second 3-1/4, and the outer border or third border measures 9” in width which includes the 3/4” hand closed binding. latter have been from a very special and expensive formal gown? The hand applied 3/8" binding is the same chrome yellow calico cotton. lacked the fabric and had to piece it, it was a symbol of their creativity. The backing is a blue chambray fabric which shows off the perfectly executed quilting done using black thread. The photographs show a diffuse area of darkening fabric in the center of the quilt, which is inconspicuous when viewed on a bed. binding is half machine sewn and half by hand. bed. look like a dust ruffle. The close of the 19th century This original piece of art is comprised of 20 What a graphically wonderful quilt! Click on the pictures below to see more views of my 18th & 19th Century Antique Quilts. Professionally hand washed by Betsey – ask her for more information on this quilt. The same double raspberry print is used in the outline of the All hand quilted with chevrons, crosshatching, and diagonal lines, with some pencil marks still showing. inches over each side. In unused condition, ready for your home. 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