Patchwork Quilts

Folk Art Felt Pennant Medallion
Folk Art Felt Pennant Medallion
Mid-20th Century American Quilts
Felt
Folk art felt pennant medallion. Stripes and stars shield in the centre. Surrounded by 20 State Flag Pennants. Ideal for stretching and hanging on the wall.
"Princess Feather" Antique Quilt
"Princess Feather" Antique Quilt
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Quilts
Cotton
"Princess Feather" antique pieced and appliqué quilt, Midwestern USA, circa 1935. Spring colors splash around in swirling feather motifs, with stars bursting in the centers. The make...
"Mosaic Hexagons" Antique Quilt
"Mosaic Hexagons" Antique Quilt
Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Quilts
Cotton
"Mosaic Hexagons" with "sawtooth" border. Pieced quilt, mid-19th century, American. Fancy period calicoes left over from fancy clothing and decorating fabrics are pieced in hexagon s...
"Tumbling Blocks" Pieced Quilt
"Tumbling Blocks" Pieced Quilt
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Quilts
Cotton
Antique pieced quilt. "Tumbling Blocks," Pennsylvania, circa 1885. 1000 of diamond-shaped pieces have been carefully organized by color and pattern to form this showpiece. A virtual ...
Fox and Geese Quilt with Pinwheels
Fox and Geese Quilt with Pinwheels
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This beautifully crafted quilt combines two traditional patterns that I have never seen abutting one another. The red and white blocks are fox and geese (aka double X or crosses and ...
Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt
Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1890s American Quilts
This Fence Rail Log Cabin quilt has an equally dominant secondary pattern. The use of color provides a diagonal design of Straight Furrows as well. The small-scale of the blocks ma...
Patriotic Quilt Titled "Stars and Stripes" Forever
Patriotic Quilt Titled "Stars and Stripes" Forever
Vintage 1920s American Quilts
Cotton
This fabulous 48 star Patriotic quilt has the embroidered title "Stars and Stripes Forever." The stripes of the flag are created in an unusual way. Rather than using horizontal stri...
Victorian Silk Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt
Victorian Silk Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
This Victorian Courthouse steps log cabin is more elegant and "dressier" than most quilts. It is made of silks and satins. The logs are a wonderful small scale with a great use of li...
Antique Log Cabin Barn Raising Pieced Silk Quilt
Antique Log Cabin Barn Raising Pieced Silk Quilt
Antique Late 19th Century Irish Victorian Quilts
Cotton, Silk
A multitude of blocks approximately 3 1/2 square are pieced of narrow 'log' strips of silk. These are arranged by light and dark tonality to create the expanding concentric diamond s...
Highly Pieced Center Medallion Quilt
Highly Pieced Center Medallion Quilt
Antique 1870s American Quilts
Cotton
This pieced center Medallion quilt is an extraordinary sampler of fabrics and design. Each frame is filled with a huge selection of fabrics, most of which are printed. A variety of t...
Trip Around the World Quilt
Trip Around the World Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This Trip Around the World quilt is as crisp as the day it was made some 125 years ago. It was clearly packed away and totally unused. The outer border is a tremendous fire engine r...
"Geese in Flight" Antique Quilt
"Geese in Flight" Antique Quilt
Antique 1880s American Folk Art Quilts
Cotton
"Geese in Flight" or "Follow the Leader" pieced antique quilt. New Jersey, circa 1880. Dozens of small triangular calico patches are arranged on a light calico background to form the...
Lone Star Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This Lone Star is beautifully offset on a fire red background. The soft colors of the star contrast well with the very strong background. The brown used only for the center star make...
Blazing Lone Star Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
Red and orange used for the center and outlines of this Lone Star quilt make it look as though it's on fire. The colors contrast very effectively with the gray/green background. The ...
Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt with Embroidery
Antique Early 1900s American Quilts
Wool
This barn raising log cabin is most unusual because of the embroidered names throughout. They are done in a variety of handwritings. It is possible this was a fundraising quilt but m...
Denim Quilt with Jeans Pockets
Vintage 1980s American Quilts
Cotton
This whimsical denim comforter has a rear pocket from blue jeans in each block. The variety of colors and shapes of the denim blocks and pockets makes for an interesting abstract com...
Plaids One Patch Quilt
Vintage 1920s American Quilts
Cotton
This one-patch quilt made almost entirely of plaid cotton flannels is both simple and sophisticated. It took an artistic eye to put together this large combination of plaids in a pal...
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1870s American Quilts
Wool
This light and dark wool challis log cabin quilt is done with unusually light tones. A note pinned to the quilt explains that the fabrics were from two dresses of the maker, Louisa D...
Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1870s American Quilts
Wool
This Mennonite windmill blades log cabin quilt (aka Pineapple Log Cabin) is one of the finest I have had the pleasure to own. It is made of wool challis with deep, rich colors and fi...
Streak of Lightning Quilt with Star Center
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This unusual log cabin quilt is actually three different patterns. There is a streak of lightning surrounding the star center as well as a light and dark pattern above and below the ...
Lancaster County Amish Nine-Patch Quilt
Vintage 1930s American Quilts
Wool
This stunning Nine Patch variation has all of the bells and whistles one hopes for in a Lancaster County Amish quilt. The same Nine Patch on point blocks are used throughout but the ...
Denim Indigo Quilt
Vintage 1980s American Quilts
Cotton
This unusual indigo quilt is made entirely of denim jeans. It is reminiscent of a Japanese boro in which indigo garments are repurposed into bedcovers. Shadows of the jeans pockets a...
Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This Classic barn raising log cabin quilt is done with an unusual color palette. Solid and printed oranges and browns are beautifully combined. The quilt is in excellent condition. M...
Quilt with Carpenter's Wheel Center
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
It is difficult to characterize this unique quilt. The Carpenter's Wheel center is surrounded by Flying Geese; King's Crown and Rolling Stone corner blocks. I'm not sure whether this...
Thousand Pyramids Quilt
Antique 1860s American Quilts
Cotton
This 1000 pyramids is quilt perfection. It is finely pieced with a glorious array of mid-19th century fabrics. The double triangle appliqued border surrounds an undulating quilted vi...
Birds in the Air Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This triangles quilt pattern most closely resembles Birds in the Air but technically is a bit different. Both fabrics are tiny prints that blend well together. The backing is a compl...
New England Sampler Quilt Dated 1891
Antique 1890s American Quilts
Cotton
This folky sampler quilt has a great combination of traditional and original blocks. Nothing could be more traditional than the center Schoolhouse done with nicely inked detail. Belo...
Four-Patch in Diamond Quilt
Antique 1870s American Quilts
Cotton
It is fascinating how a quarter turn can make a regular pattern into such an unusual one. Turning the squares on point gives an entirely new life to this four-patch in diamond quilt....
One-Patch Charm Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This one-patch charm quilt is more than its name. The blocks are set on point and colors are used to create a nine-patch center diamond. The term charm quilt refers to one in which n...
Mennonite Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Wool
While the barnraising log cabin is a very quilt traditional pattern, this example looks far more modern than one expects from the late 19th century when it was made. The magenta fabr...
Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1890s American Quilts
Cotton
Classic courthouse steps log cabin quilt with a good use of lights and darks. Solid red and orange logs play well against the printed fabrics. Excellent condition. It is lightweight ...
Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt with Unusual Border
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Wool
This bold barn raising log cabin quilt beautifully combines patterned fabrics to create added interest to the eye. The use of light fabrics in the center diamond draws your eye immed...
Mennonite Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1890s American Quilts
Wool
The placement of color gives this Mennonite Log Cabin quilt more than its basic light and dark pattern. The light grays form a diamond around the maroon corners. The flame red center...
Chinese Coins Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This strippy quilt is a wonderful take off on Chinese Coins. The strips are mostly rectangular but have a lot of variety adding squares, triangles and irregular shapes. The quilt is ...
Joseph's Coat Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
It is safe to say that this stunning version of a Joseph's Coat quilt is an original. The diagonal stripes form a three dimensional looking herringbone pattern that I have never seen...
Mennonite Touching Stars Quilt
Antique Late 19th Century American Quilts
Wool
This Mennonite Touching Stars quilt clearly reflects the Victorian era in which it was made. The stars are made of totally irregular pieces similar to those used in Victorian Crazy q...
Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Wool
This barn raising log cabin quilt is one of the finest examples of a Classic pattern. It is made of a stunning combination of wool challis fabrics. The reds are continuously used thr...
One Patch Diamond in Square Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Cotton
This diamond in a square quilt is created with the use of one patch blocks. It is an unusual variation from Bowmansville, a small town in Lancaster, Pennsylvania known for its Star p...
Extraordinary Victorian Crazy Quilt
Antique 19th Century American Quilts
Velvet
This extraordinary Victorian Crazy Quilt has the most elaborate embroidery I have seen. The center is a Japanese fan with the figure of a geisha within it. Additional images includ...
Starbursts Quilt
Antique 19th Century American Quilts
Cotton
Starbursts are just the beginning of the patterning of this exciting quilt. Diamonds are filled with Robbing Peter to Pay Paul type circles that look quite different when used in hal...
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