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Red White and Blue Patriotic Pieced Appliqued and Stuffed Cotton Quilt
Red White and Blue Patriotic Pieced Appliqued and ...
Antique American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Cotton
A rare and important pieced, appliqued and stuffed work cotton quilt Elizabeth Holmes, Probably Loudoun County, Virginia, 1869 This early and historic quilt features 39 stars, an Amer...
Grey and White Schoolhouse Quilt

Grey and White Schoolhouse Quilt
American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Cotton
This cotton quilt is worked in an unusual grey and white color combination and comprises thirty schoolhouses. A highly graphic piece in excellent condition. Probably Pennsylvania, fi...
African American Pine Burr Quilt Late 19th Century...
Antique American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Cotton, Linen
Very graphic African American pine burr quilt. The subtle colors on this quilt have faded down over the years to an almost monochromatic tone. The diminutive size of this quilt make it ...
African American Improvisational "Cross T" Tempera...
Unknown
American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Cotton
African American attributed black and white improvisational "Cross T" temperance quilt, Georgia, circa 1920s. Temperance quilts were made by women's temperance groups to be sold to rais...
White and Red Schoolhouse Quilt with Crisp Houses

White and Red Schoolhouse Quilt with Crisp Houses
Antique American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Cotton
The wide spacing between the components of each of the 25 red houses against the white ground create an overall abstract quality to this cotton quilt with such exceptional floral and di...
African American Pine Burr Quilt

African American Pine Burr Quilt
Unknown
American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Textile
Exceptional African American pine burr quilt. All hand quilted and pieced. Found in Selma, Alabama. Fantastic color placement and design. These quilts were made with leftover fabric and...
Gees Bend African American Concentric Squares Quilt
Gees Bend African American Concentric Squares Quil...
Clementine Kennedy
Vintage American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Textile, Wool, Cotton, Polyester
Gees Bend, AL African American quilt attributed to Clementine Kennedy (1904-1974,) circa 1940. Concentric squares or housetop variation. Images 8 and 9 are the reverse.
Blue and White Calico Schoolhouse Patchwork Quilt

Blue and White Calico Schoolhouse Patchwork Quilt
American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Cotton
A Pennsylvania pieced and quilted cotton patchwork quilt composed of 20 assembled blue patterned calico schoolhouses against a white ground. Each schoolhouse is outlined within squares ...
Baltimore Album Quilt

Baltimore Album Quilt
Antique American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
This Classic Baltimore album quilt has all of the fine needlework that one expects to find in this most prized category of 19th century quilts. It is beautifully quilted with tiny stit...
Currants and Cockscombs Quilt

Currants and Cockscombs Quilt
Antique American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
This Cockscomb and Currants (aka grapes and oak leaf) applique quilt is done with very Fine stitching. The quilting depicts patterns of ferns and a variety of leaves. The applique borde...
Folky Mini-Pieced Crazy Quilt

Folky Mini-Pieced Crazy Quilt
Unknown
American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Cotton
This is the most interesting pattern cotton crazy quilt with a center star patch. The quilt has a double inner border and in very good as found condition. This is all hand pieced and ni...
"Log Cabin-Courthouse Steps" Antique Quilt

"Log Cabin-Courthouse Steps" Antique Quilt
Antique North American Quilted Quilts
Wool
"Log Cabin-Courthouse Steps" antique pieced quilt, Pennsylvania, circa 1875. Wool challis. Among the many "Log Cabin" motifs, "Courthouse Steps" is one of the more graphic designs, espe...
Fox and Geese Quilt with Pinwheels

Fox and Geese Quilt with Pinwheels
Antique American Quilted 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 los...
Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt

Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 makes...
Patriotic Quilt Titled "Stars and Stripes" Forever
Patriotic Quilt Titled "Stars and Stripes" Forever...
Vintage American Quilted 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 strips,...
Wool Pennants Quilt

Wool Pennants Quilt
Vintage American Quilted Quilts
Wool
This original piece of textile nostalgia is made of pennants from points of interest primarily in the eastern United States and several in Canada. In addition, pennants from Dartmouth; ...
Victorian Silk Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt
Victorian Silk Courthouse Steps Log Cabin Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 light...
Highly Pieced Center Medallion Quilt
Highly Pieced Center Medallion Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 tria...
Trip Around the World Quilt

Trip Around the World Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 red ...
Lone Star Quilt

Lone Star Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 makes a...
Blazing Lone Star Quilt

Blazing Lone Star Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 bac...
Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt with Embroidery
Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt with Embroidery
Antique American Quilted 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 more...
Denim Quilt with Jeans Pockets

Denim Quilt with Jeans Pockets
Vintage American Quilted 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 compos...
Floral Wreaths Quilt

Floral Wreaths Quilt
Antique American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
This lovely floral wreaths quilt has many traditional elements yet shows its own unique personality. The repetition of the flower in the center of the wreath is an unusual variation. Be...
Plaids One Patch Quilt

Plaids One Patch Quilt
Vintage American Quilted 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 palett...
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt

Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 Drei...
Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt

Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 five ...
Log Cabin and Stars Quilt

Log Cabin and Stars Quilt
Vintage American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
It is fascinating to see how the same block in varying colors can create such a complex Log Cabin quilt. I believe the only difference is that the centers of some are squares while othe...
Streak of Lightning Quilt with Star Center
Streak of Lightning Quilt with Star Center
Antique American Quilted 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 sta...
Lancaster County Amish Nine-Patch Quilt
Lancaster County Amish Nine-Patch Quilt
Vintage American Quilted 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 use...
American Flag Quilt

American Flag Quilt
Vintage American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
Patriotic quilts were often made at the time a state was admitted to the Union. It seems highly probable that this 49 star quilt was made to commemorate the admission of Hawaii in Janua...
Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt

Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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. Meas...
Quilt with Carpenter's Wheel Center
Quilt with Carpenter's Wheel Center
Antique American Quilted 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 is...
Thousand Pyramids Quilt

Thousand Pyramids Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 vine....
Birds in the Air Quilt

Birds in the Air Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 complime...
New England Sampler Quilt Dated 1891
New England Sampler Quilt Dated 1891
Antique American Quilted 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. Below i...
Four-Patch in Diamond Quilt

Four-Patch in Diamond Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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. Ra...
One-Patch Charm Quilt

One-Patch Charm Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 no f...
Souvenir Memory Quilt

Souvenir Memory Quilt
Vintage American Folk Art Quilted Quilts
Fabric
Souvenir memory quilt, pieced with school pennants, flags, felt tobacco premiums, and portraits
Mennonite Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt
Mennonite Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 fabric ...
Floral Album Quilt

Floral Album Quilt
Antique American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
This wonderful floral album quilt is a combination of traditional and original appliqued blocks. Many of the original ones are done with reverse applique and look very much like the sch...
Stag and Hounds Folk Art Quilt

Stag and Hounds Folk Art Quilt
Antique American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
This extraordinary pictorial quilt depicts images that are both fierce and friendly. On the bottom are hounds chasing stags while on the top is a tree of life surrounded by birds, one o...
Mennonite Log Cabin Quilt

Mennonite Log Cabin Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 centers a...
Chinese Coins Quilt

Chinese Coins Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 mad...
Joseph's Coat Quilt

Joseph's Coat Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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. ...
Old Italian Block Chintz Quilt

Old Italian Block Chintz Quilt
Antique American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
The name of this quilt pattern, old Italian block, is a mystery to me but it seems to be well established. This example is done with a glorious combination of stunning fabrics. All are ...
Mennonite Touching Stars Quilt

Mennonite Touching Stars Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 quil...
Grapes Applique Quilt with Swag and Tassel Border
Grapes Applique Quilt with Swag and Tassel Border
Antique American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
This applique quilt is light, airy and graceful. The body is quilted with a crosshatch pattern with half wreaths along the border and full wreaths in the corners. The leaves look like g...
Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt

Barn Raising Log Cabin Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 throug...
Broderie Perse Crib Quilt

Broderie Perse Crib Quilt
Antique American Quilted Quilts
Cotton
Rarely does one find a broderie perse (chintz applique) crib size quilt and certainly not with the graceful and full design of this fine example. It is richly colored with the appearanc...
Starbursts Quilt

Starbursts Quilt
Antique American Quilted 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 half a...