Betsey Telford-Goodwin's Rocky Mountain Quilts 130 York Street York, Maine 03909 207-363-6800

Antique Quilts on Sale & Quilts Under $1000

The antique and vintage quilts in this category have one major thing in common - they are all priced under $1,000 and are wonderful finds for new and experienced collectors alike. Quilts in a wide range of designs from traditional to folk art, and sizes from extra large to sweetly diminutive, can be found here. As with all of our antique and vintage quilts, every quilt on this page is guaranteed for value, dating and condition.

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Q9005 Foundation Pieced Organized Crazy Quilt
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Q9005 Foundation Pieced Organized Crazy Quilt
c.1915
66 x 66 inches
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
$825

Although not an actual crazy quilt, I’m including this mint condition quilt in this category because of its piecing method. Another difference is that it is 100% cotton which is not indicative of crazy quilts. The lack of batting and being light weight creates a summer quilt. It can also be used as an additional cover to your cooler season blankets. The blocks measure 12 x 6 1/2” and are in the form of a diamond. The wonderful array of colors will fit with many decor. The variety of shades of blue will make any lover of that color very happy. A blue woven plaid binding edges the quilt. In addition, this quilt can be hung in either direction depending on whether you want to bring height or width to the room. This is hand pieced, hand quilted and now professional hand washed by Betsey. The family name is available upon sale.



Q8953 Yoyo Coverlet with Lavender Paths
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Q8953 Yoyo Coverlet with Lavender Paths
c.1930
86 x 108 (218.4 x 274.3 cm)
Maine
$750

This is the largest Yo Yo coverlet I have ever seen! The picture you are looking at is actually the coverlet shown on my king size bed.
Hundreds and hundreds of 2" yo yo's are artistically placed to create a visual impact. There is a lavender "path" joining the 8" square blocks that each contain 16 yo yo's. I have been told that some women really enjoyed making these because you could easily take fabrics with you to work on...also because small pieces could be used in their construction.
There is every color you can imagine used here in the dozens and dozens of different calicoes from the 1920's into the early 1930's. The fabrics appear to be all unused...the coverlet appears the same. After months or years taking to make this captivating piece of art...I guess it was too special to use...now it is all ready to be a showcase on either a queen or king size bed.
Ready to be sent for your "on the bed " approval.



q9113a Variation of World's Fair Block Pictures
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Q9113a Variation of World's Fair Block Pictures
c.1925
65 x 79 inches
Pennsylvania
$700

Used here is the shade of red as seen in mid to early 19th century Turkey Red dyed fabric. However, this is a 20th century chemical dyed fabric not a vegetable dyed one.
A very graphic quilt created only in red and white becoming an optical illusion piece of art due to the pattern and the strong contrast with the white and wonderfully strong red. Beautifully machine pieced then hand quilted, this is a quilt to add to your home for its graphics, not its quilting. I feel that two different women created this piece of art...a meticulous piecer and graphic designer and a not so wonderful hand quilter!
Created from 9-1/2" blocks and finished with a 1/4" binding turned over from the back to the front then hand stitched down. This pattern creates for me what I first view as An Irish Chain pattern, then a Rob Peter to Pay Paul pattern and then a Center Medallion pattern....all together creating a wonderfully graphic optical illusion quilt...perfect for a wall calling for a red and white piece of textile art.
In unused condition and now organically hand washed by Betsey. This quilt is ready to be sent to your home for approval.



CONMC1 Extended Nine Patch Quilt
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CONMC1 Extended Nine Patch Quilt
c.1928
62 x 74 inches
Oklahoma
$900

Quilts come in all sizes and shapes...however, this one was created for a twin or single size bed in all different depression era pastels...greens, blues, yellows, pinks, etc. ...I'll bet for a little girl. Today we also use this size as a throw for a bed or couch... a summer wicker couch throw sounds like a wonderful idea...
Circular patterns are the most difficult to execute. These blocks are circular not square or rectangular! I have over 700 quilts in my shop and I could not find more that five or six with a circular block formation.
Oklahoma really suffered during the depression. This sewer had geometric skills that took her work to a higher level. Probably graphically created from the pieces left over from making clothes. There is a wonderful array of calicoes from that era displayed here... even some conversation prints!
Each circular block measures 15" in diameter....with the center 2-1/2" square and the corner pieces measuring 6-1/4" tip to tip.....The extended Nine Patch is one of the earliest patterns to be printed for widespread use....This is the only one here with a rare circular block formation.
Organically hand washed by Betsey and ready to be sent for your at home approval...In this condition I wonder if this happy little quilt was ever used?





Q8180 Floral Center Medallion Kit Quilt
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Q8180 Floral Center Medallion Kit Quilt
c.1935
78 x 92 inches
Ohio or Illinois
$975

Unused...beautiful and will fit a queen bed...Don't let the description "kit Quilt" alarm you.. all this means is that the manufacturer supplied all the necessary fabric, batting and thread needed to create a beautiful quilt. Sewers and quilters came, as today, with many different skill sets. There are beautifully executed kit quilts and many different levels...the higher levels are the quilts I choose to buy.
The colors used for the flowers and leaves are the array of pastels seen during the depression era...they are happy and as such would cheer up an environment. A summer home...a beach home or just for the making of a happy bedroom.
The binding and scallop design are in mustard, a wonderful contrast to the pastels. Both the applique and quilting are executed using small stitches. We have echo quilting showing off the center medallion and the scalloped inner border..We have flowers and leave quilting ...The entire quilt is covered with a variety of quilting designs. The border is edged with a 3/8" applied binding.
This beautiful quilt was mint..never washed and apparently never used. Now that I have organically hand washed this quilt it is in a category called "unused". Please email or call if you would like me to send this quilt for your in home approval.





Q8126 Center Medallion Broken Dishes with Radiating Squares
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Q8126 Center Medallion Broken Dishes with Radiating Squares
c.1935
72 x 76
MD
$900

A fabulous piece of abstract art from the mid 1930's created in cotton sateen using luscious colors. A center medallion stands out as the focal point amid radiating multiple concentric squares of solid color. A true vintage quilt that would be wonderful in a contemporary home or office setting. The center square containing the Broken Dishes medallion measures 14 1/2 inches square with the concentric squares ranging in widths between 2 inches and 5 1/2 inches. A striking palette of salmon and deep olive green for the center medallion with squares of celery green, two tones of yellow, a deeper salmon rose, pale lavender, pale pink and an oyster shell gray.

Machine pieced and hand quilted in outline stitches throughout with Herringbone stitching in the outer top and bottom salmon borders. The cotton backing is a solid minty green that folds to the front and is hand stitched down to form the 3/8 inch wide binding. A wonderful contemporary palette with great graphics this quilt is in excellent condition. Betsey believes it has never been used.

A graphic piece of textile art for wall or bed and professionally hand washed by Betsey. Ask to see this quilt on approval in the privacy of your home.



Q8160 Diamond in a Square / Broken Dishses Quilt
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Q8160 Diamond in a Square / Broken Dishses Quilt
c.1940
74 x 80 inches
New England
$950

Something I want more of is happiness....and this is a happy quilt...one that just makes me smile and think of what a happy woman this quilter must have been :-).....or if you want a very cuddly quilt....or if you are a textile print junkie, such as me, then this quilt is one that you will spend hours looking at the dozens of different early Depression calicoes...These cotton calicoes are the fabrics that our dresses were made of...and as a woman I would be wearing dresses not stretch pants! These unused pieces may have been what was left over from making the quilters clothes...or was she a dress maker where there are so many different prints?
Surrounding the pieced quilt is a deep turquoise border and finished with a deep pink binding. The backing is a very cozy thin striped flannel in off white, pink, yellow, green and a very thin line of black. All piecing and quilting are executed by hand. The quilting is done in a 1" overall grid pattern.
This quilt appears never to have been used....Now organically hand washed by Betsey and ready to be sent to your home for viewing.





Q7001 Railroad Crossing with 9 Patch
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Q7001 Railroad Crossing with 9 Patch
c.1865
74 x 76 inches
Erie, Pennsylvania
$800

This graphic Turkey Red and white quilt has been pieced by machine and quilted by hand. Created with c.1865 Turkey red, the most popular fabric for affluent women between 1835 and 1865. A two color quilt is the easiest to become part of ones home....this quilt is simply Turkey Red and white cotton. I believe that this quilt may have been made at a later date because the quilt was machine pieced. Coming from Erie, the symbolism of the quilt may be related to the maker's husband’s work on the railroad. Created with apx 14” square blocks with the blocks joined with a 5-1/2” sashing. The binding was created by turning the back fabric to the front and machine stitching the fabric down. The quilting design indicates to me that this quilt was made later than the fabric which is pre 1865 Also appearing is that this fabric was previously used, which is indicated by the white striations on the red..only caused by wear. This clue added to the fact that the quilt was hardly used.





Q7034 Folk Art Broderie Perse Quilt
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Q7034 Folk Art Broderie Perse Quilt
c.1860
68 x 82 (172.7 x 208.3 cm)
Maine
$975

A totally unique folk art rendition of an earlier Broderie Perse style, this quilt has been arranged in block formation with 2 ¼ inch Turkey red sashing and border. Many nineteenth century fabrics have been cut out in various shapes and hand appliquéd with miniscule stitches. The diagonal line hand quilting is spaced approximately 1 inch apart. The border includes a 3/8 inch wide separately applied Turkey red binding and the backing is muslin. Professionally hand washed by Betsey; please ask her for more details.



Q9018 School House Summer Coverlet
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Q9018 School House Summer Coverlet
c. 1935
68 x 69 inches
Missouri
$950

Happy would be one of the best words to describe this School House Summer Coverlet. Created with a very vibrant red, blue and yellow house crowned with a black roof and red chimney. The schoolhouse blocks are pieced by machine and then appliquéd on to the ecru block by machine with a very tiny outline appliqué. The joining seam of each block is covered with a 1/2” fabric strip matching the windows in the schoolhouse. The entire piece has a 1/4” binding all around. This graphically wonderful coverlet can be used as either art for your wall or as a coverlet for your bed. Hand washed by Betsey and ready to be shipped on approval...





BTG65 Unusual Log Cabin Quilt
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BTG65 Unusual Log Cabin Quilt
c.1920s
70 x 84 inches
Maine
$900

An unusual Log Cabin design. Sounds like an oxymoron to me.... There are many, many different Log Cabin patterns that have been created using every imaginable fabric that can be stitched in strips. Most are variations of commonly known patterns. Here is one that is very unusual....Created all by hand in 7-1/2" blocks..80 of them in total ...and made up from 1" logs using cotton fabrics dating from the 1860's to the 1920's. The 5/8" binding is turned over from the front to the back, a continuation of the 6-5/8" turkey Red border. This binding technique is unusual for New England. The quilt is a summer weight, meaning that there is no batting. The backing is a khaki color dress lining fabric. Could this woman have been a dressmaker and these are left over scraps? If so why the huge range in fabric dates? The center red chimneys are quilted using red thread. Condition of this quilt appears to be unused and would adorn the top of a king size bed or drape over the sides of a queen size bed. Yes, this quilt would also be a wonderful piece of art for your wall and can easily be folded in half or quarters for a smaller space.
Organically hand washed and ready to be sent for your at-home approval.



BTG66 Log Cabin Courthouse Steps Quilt
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BTG66 Log Cabin Courthouse Steps Quilt
c.1890s
71 x 80 inches
Pennsylvania
$875

Warm and cuddly as well as beautiful is an apt description of this wool Log Cabin quilt.
There are 90 7-3/4 inch squares that comprise this beautiful quilt. Each square is made up of 1/2 inch logs of various fabrics. There are mostly woolens, but in addition there are flannels and wool challis used in the composition of this quilt. The woolen fabrics are of many different weaves adding to the textile's beauty. The center chimney is a 2" square. Tying is the method used here to hold the three layers in place. This is the method mostly used on woolen quilts where the batting is thicker and therefore almost impossible to quilt.
There is a huge range of colors seen here ...from purples to blacks....some beautiful fabrics....the backing is an unexpected fabric...A beautiful floral on a black background! There are also many fabrics of the sought after grey shades used in decorating today. Edging on the quilt is a pillowcase finishing, then embellished with beautiful stitching.
This is one of a few pieces that I put up for sale that is not perfect....There are moth holes around the edge...we can restore these if desired.
Ready to be sent for your at-home approval.



BTG32 Double 9 patch Irish Chain Quilt
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BTG32 Double 9 patch Irish Chain Quilt
c.1928
68 x 80 inches
Oklahoma
$900

Packed away, never used or washed until now...This unused condition raspberry pink calico is comprised of a miniature print that reminds me of a pool ball....or baseball or field hockey ball, etc. The entire quilt has been machine pieced and lovingly hand quilted. The outside 3-1/4” border is comprised of three 1” strips ...2 raspberry pink and one white..then edged with a white 1/4” machine applied binding. The 11” pieced blocks are comprised of five 9 patch blocks created from 1-1/4” squares. The joining 11” white blocks are all cross hatched in a 3/4” beautifully executed with diagonal grid quilting. The overall feel is springlike and cheery. Organically hand washed and ready to be sent for your approval.





Q6404 Rose Applique Quilt
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Q6404 Rose Applique Quilt
c.1940
72 x 88 inches
New England
Original Price: $1,100
Sale Price: $650

Because of the large dimensions and the fact that this quilt can be used in either direction, it will fit a single, double or queen size bed. Completely appliquéd and quilted by hand with a pillowcase, slightly scalloped edging, also finished by hand. An exquisite center medallion has been executed on this quilt. To obtain a kit quilt, someone would send away to one of the cotton batting manufacturers and purchase a pre-stamped top, a backing and all the pieces to execute a beautiful quilt. Usually but not always, these kits were appliqué kit quilts. I’m not sure if this quilt was never used, but it was certainly hardly used. When one looks closely, one can still see the blue dots to follow for quilting. There is an alluring array of quilting patterns seen on this piece. Some include wreaths, other wreaths circling the quilt and quilting that mirrors the bows. Nicely executed, and as a crowning touch, todays colors are seen here. Coming from New England, professionally hand washed by Betsey and ready for a new home.



QT821 Cotton Chenille Embellished Bed Cover Quilt Top
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QT821 Cotton Chenille Embellished Bed Cover Quilt Top
Early 20th Century
75 x 92 inches
Believed to be from Texas or Oklahoma
$750

I found a very creative and well executed 20th century rendition of a 19th century tulip appliqué quilt. This coverlet had been painstakingly created with cut cotton chenille stitching being completely hand done. Original, unusual and beautifully executed. This piece of art is a happy light weight cotton bed cover.
Measuring 75 x 92”, this piece will nicely cover any size bed from a twin to a king as it can be placed in either direction. The creator had edged this coverlet with a 3” pink border surrounding the off white main fabric. The colors used in this folk art piece are typical for the 1920s and 1930s. Organically hand washed and ready for your home.



Q6957 Red White and Blue Drunkard's Path
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Q6957 Red White and Blue Drunkard's Path
c.1895
78 x 84 inches
Believed to be from Pennsylvania
$850

A c.1895 very rare and unusual rendition of the Drunkard’s Path pattern. A very popular pattern with quilters who were against consuming liquor. This pristine quilt is comprised of 20 blocks, each measuring 12” square and all joined by strips of white with red dot 3-1/2” sashing. The backing is a very similar whole cloth fabric creating a reversible quilt. Another fabric used in the construction of the block is an indigo calico. The 1/4” binding is turned over from the back and finished by hand. All blocks are pieced by hand then joined to the sashing by machine and finished with hand quilting. This mint condition quilt certainly fits a description of patriotic. Around two sides of the outer edge of there is a 6-1/2” border. The fabric on the other two sides is a red with white polka dots. I am happy to send this mint condition quilt for your viewing and approval.





Q8490 Sunbonnet Sue in Rain Gear and Galoshes
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Q8490 Sunbonnet Sue in Rain Gear and Galoshes
c.1930
71 x 72 inches
New England
$950

An unusual rendition of Sunbonnet Sue parading on a rainy day wearing her rain gear and galoshes. What a happy quilt! It just makes me smile. Created from 25 10-1/2 inch square blocks, joined with apx 3-1/2 inch Provence blue sashing. A beautiful shade of blue. All embroidery and appliqué are executed by hand while all blocks are joined by machine. The 3/8 inch binding is applied by machine and finished by hand. The quilting stitches on this quilt are tiny and perfect. All work was executed by an expert quilter/sewer. Organically hand washed by us and ready for your your approval in your home.





Q8811 Velvet Mohair Lap Robe
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Q8811 Mohair Lap Robe
Late 19th century
63 x 63 (160 X 160 cm)
Found in Massachusetts
$900 (originally $1,700)

A soft and cozy lap robe comprised of wonderful velvet mohair blocks of different sizes. Twenty five richly toned, saturated color blocks of olive, wine, russet, and deep blue mohair measure approximately 9-1/2” square in the center arrangement. An inner border 4-1/4” wide surrounds the center in alternating blocks of color. The outer border consists of 3-1/2” wide solid strips of mohair in deepest russet.

There is some moth damage on one of the blocks. Please see the photo. We have discounted the price substantially.

The backing is solid peach cotton which is attached to the front with a pillowcase edge and no quilting or tying. Treadle machine top stitching one inch in from the edge gives a nice finish. Rich toned mohair that is soft and cuddly makes for a wonderful lap robe and would be perfect as a throw on a sofa or bed to bring a spot of warmth and cheer to a room.

A terrific and unusual piece for us, it is quite luxurious, a great size, and even lovelier in person. It can be sent to you for private viewing in your home before deciding to purchase. This quilt already has sleeves sewn on the back in case you would like to hang it as art on a wall.



DQ301 Early Bars and Postage Stamp Doll Quilt with George Washington Commemorative Fabric Pre-Civil War
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DQ301 Early Bars and Postage Stamp Doll Quilt with George Washington Commemorative Fabric Pre-Civil War
c.1800s
13 x 14 inches
New England
$950

This is one of the most important doll quilts I have ever had in 31 years of collecting! A diminutive quilt, which has been created to replicate an adult quilt, was obviously a learning tool or one of her first quilts of a child. The irregularity of some of the pieces and stitching along with the rough English piecing are the clues to the age of the girl making this quilt. In the late seventeen hundreds and well into the nineteenth century it was very common for a Mother to start a child, as early as four, sewing. The Mother teaching here may have come from England as the piecing method is "English ". This doll quilt has a very rare piece of apx 1-3/8” George Washington Commemorative fabric. I had never seen this fabric before, however I finally located it in a museum reference book. All of the measurements on this piece are approximate and varying because it was made by a child and irregular in nature. What great character this little quilt has! :-) The hand sewn binding measures apx 1/4”. The backing and binding are made from an early 19th century home spun linen. The more I study this piece, the more I love it. A rare and very special doll quilt...





btc-27 All White Quilted Bassinet Quilt
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BTC-27 All White Quilted Bassinet Quilt
c. 4th quarter of the 19th century
40 x 42 inches
New England
$675

This quilt already has sleeves sewn on the back in case you would like to hang it as art on a wall.



QT233 Political and folksy Red Work Child's Quilt Top
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QT233 Political and folksy Red Work Child's Quilt Top
Dated and Initialed 1904-1910
48 x 61 inches
Maine
$625

This one of a kind Red Work Child’s Quilt appears to have taken 6 years to complete as it is dated 1904-1910. This special political, folksy Red Work quilt top has been created from 30 6-1/2” blocks joined together with a 3-1/2” red sashing. There’s an American flag flying over embroidered and dated initials, embroidery representing fireworks, probably representing the 4th of July celebration. This piece is filled with Victorian symbolism and items important to a little girl's life. Antique quilt tops are never washed until they are quilted, so this is in original, as found condition. Discovered in Maine. All ready for you to quilt or collect as is.



Q9064-A Variegated Hexagon/Mosaic
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Q9064-A Variegated Hexagon/Mosaic
c.1928
73 x 85 inches
Maine
$550

This very sweet quilt has been lovingly used over the past 90 years and is now now soft and cuddly. There are dozens of different fabrics pieced here, creating a quilt perfect for a fabric "junkie". The hexagons are all outline quilted and the center of each hexagon has a quilted circle. The hexagons are 2” side to side, all hand quilted and hand pieced. Two sides have apx 3” lavender calico borders while the other two sides have apx 4” calico borders. The binding measures 3/8”. Organically hand washed by Betsey and ready for your home.



Q7066 Dresden Plate
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Q7066 Dresden Plate
c.1928
80 x 96 inches
Maine
$900

The Dresden Plate pattern was one of the three most popular patterns during the depression era. It is a pattern loved by many and treasured to the extent that many were not used and have survived in perfect condition. This is one such quilt. It’s rare to find a Depression era quilt created from solid color fabrics. Most of the quilts from this era were scrap bag quilts. This quilt is one created from purchased fabrics. It has never been used. It could have been made for a cherished family member, a wedding present or friend who may have moved away. The blocks measure 16-3/4” square, the binding is 1/4” and the long spokes measure 4-1/2” in length. The center circle of the plate has a 3-1/2” diameter. It’s unusual that this quilt pattern is finished with scalloped edges. Such edges are seen on the Double Wedding Ring pattern. Because of the size, this quilt can easily fit a queen size bed. The background fabric is slightly off-white. It is in perfect, unused condition. The solid fabrics go well with most decors.



DQ300 Unusual Bars 4 Patch Doll Quilt
DQ300 Unusual Bars 4 Patch Doll Quilt
c.1895
12 x 18 inches
New Hampshire
SOLD

This sweet and unusual Bars Quilt is comprised of alternating 1” strips . Postage stamp squares in a 4 patch configuration comprise every other row alternating with a c. 1890's pink fabric with white polka dots...comprise the alternating bars strip. The 1880’s and 1890’s fabrics have created an interesting combination of pink, black, white, polka dots and calicos. This little hand tied doll quilt appears never to have been used therefore is in perfect condition and a happy addition for a collector of dimiative origonal condition quilts. Found in New Hampshire and now professionally hand washed ,using organic products, by Betsey. Ready to be sent on approval.





Q6835 Embroidered Wool Challis Fan Quilt
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Q6835 Embroidered Wool Challis Fan Quilt
c.1888
74 x 76 inches
Berk's County, Pennsylvania
$900

Created with 8 1/2” blocks, the fans have a 7” base and 4” segments. The gray wool challis border measures 5 1/4”, has a pillowcase edge and is backed with a wild and beautiful floral fabric. The unusual color combination of gray, indigo blue, tan and forest green create a dynamic graphic. The quilt has developed a few original moth holes over the last century. This lowers the price, but does not impair the quilt visually. Perfect for the wall or your bed.



DQ299 Postage Stamp Doll Quilt
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DQ299 Postage Stamp Doll Quilt
c.1865
14 x 24 inches
New England, maybe New Hampshire
$265

A wonderful little Postage Stamp Doll Quilt totally comprised of 1-3/4” squares finished with a 3/8” hand applied binding. This diminutive doll's quilt is completely hand sewn. The Turkey Red calico predated the creation of this quilt and dates from around c.1850 while the red calico and the black, white and red calico backing date from later than 1865. It is possible that this little piece is civil war era. Appearing never to have been used and in perfect condition, this piece would be wonderful as art on the wall, as a table runner, and of course, as a doll quilt in a cradle or doll's bed. The perfect piecing would indicate that a Mother or another adult created this little quilt for a child. Why was it never used? Professionally hand washed by Betsey and ready to be sent on approval.





Q8967 Cactus Basket
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Q8967 Cactus Basket
c.1930
68 x 85 inches
New York or Connecticut
$800

This delightfully happy quilt is comprised of 7-1/4 inch outline quilted pieced cactus basket blocks with solid white blocks all on point. The artist who chose these colors loved happy spring and summertime colors. The cactus basket blocks, because they are created on the diagonal, bring the artistic view of this quilt to another level. The outside edge has a 3 inch border with a 3/8” binding. The borders have chain quilting around the entire outside edge. Each border is slightly different from the other. The diamonds have 2-3/8 inch sides, the baskets are completely outline quilted and the white blocks have a quilted leaf design. One can see the beautiful even quilting stitches when turned over. In unused condition. Hand washed by Betsey and ready for a new home.



CONDL Original Pattern (pattern name unknown)
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CONDL Original pattern (pattern name unknown)
c.1930
72 x 86 inches
Origin unknown
$900

In excellent condition, this bright and cheerful quilt has been skillfully hand pieced using both a solid medium pink and white cotton. Each block measures 7-1/2 inches square. The border is a variation of the Ice Cream Cone with alternative pink and white pieces. This border is 5-3/4 inches wide, which includes a 3/8 inch separately applied pink binding. The backing is solid white cotton. Completely hand quilted with outline quilting. The white areas are hand quilted with echo heart/floral motifs. The simple color scheme insures that this piece will fit easily into many decors. Due to its size, this quilt could be used on a single, double, and if turned sideways a queen size bed with a footboard. Lovingly used, this quilt is now soft and supple. Hand washed by Betsy and ready for your home.



Q1296 Embroidered birds
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Q1296 Embroidered birds
c.1935
82 x 82 inches
Nebraska
$400

The stencils for these birds were created by a women whose name I can’t remember. Do you know? If you know her name please email me. I have many embroidery books, and I know I have hers, but it eludes me at the moment. The embroidered blocks measure 8 inches square and are all on point. The joining blocks are a raspberry pink. There are three connected 4-1/2 inch borders all around the outside of the quilt. First raspberry pink, then white, then raspberry pink again, ending with a 3/8 inch white applied binding. All blocks and strips are pieced by machine. The hand quilting is beautifully done. Nice, neat and straight quilting with wreath variations. The cross-hatching on the border is 2 inches apart. The quilt appears to be unused. This 82 x 82 inch quilt will fit a twin, double or queen size bed. Hand washed by Betsey and ready for its new home.



Q8531 Optical Illusion Quilt
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Q8531 Optical Illusion Quilt
c.1950
70 x 79 inches
New England
$850

This is an unknown pattern comprised of a combination of at least three or four known patterns. In today’s world, the woman who created this quilt would probably be an engineer. A mathematical and engineering feat, this optical illusion quilt, because of the fabrics, has resulted in a very happy and positive piece of art. Pieced by machine and quilted by hand, the fabrics date from the 1920s to 1950. Each and every triangle is outline quilted by hand and some are echo quilted, also by hand. There is an 8-1/2 inch raspberry pink border with a 4 inch wide rope design quilted all around the edge. The binding measures 3/8 inch and is finished by machine. The corners of this quilt are curved, creating a wonderful effect when on a bed. This graphic quilt would also be great on a wall.

It has today’s colors, raspberry and turquoise. One pattern is a 4 patch broken dishes, one is the LeMoyne or Ohio Star, a third pattern is a variation of Jacob’s Ladder, while the forth pattern is the Ocean Wave. The backing is a whole cloth raspberry pink, enabling this quilt to become completely reversible. What a mathematical masterpiece! This quilt appears to be in perfect, unused condition, is professionally washed by Betsey and is ready for a new home.



Quilts under $1000

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Q9073 Youth Size Crazy Quilt Variation
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Q9073 Youth Size Crazy Quilt Variation
c.1928
53 x 71 inches
Virginia
$800

This very happy little youth size cotton crazy quilt has been created by using blocks and sashing. Approx 3-3/4" blocks with 1" sashing. On this quilt you have one of the most amazing arrays of 1920s fabrics. The backing and the binding are very unusual black, white, peach, and pale green print. The sashing where it joins each block has been tied. There is cotton batting inside. This quilt was originally made for a twin bed. Turned sideways it would cover and go over the edge of a queen bed. The best way I can describe this quilt is "very happy". It is completely pieced by hand. The applied binding is also by hand. What a happy way to study the 1920s fabrics. Complete original condition. Professionally hand washed by Betsey.



Q8641 Pastel Double Wedding Ring
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Q8641 Pastel Double Wedding Ring
c.1930
71 x 84
Florida
$750

This lovely, cotton quilt is in the popular Double Wedding Ring pattern. Its extra appeal lies in the creator’s choice of solid pastels, reminiscent of rainbow sherbet, for her color palette. It starts with a lovely peach ground with rings consisting of soft blues, yellow, greens, pinks and pale lavender. The squares joining the rings are in the soft raspberry and watermelon green found in the rings.

Hand pieced and hand quilted with echo, outline and cross hatch stitches this beauty also boasts hand stitched flowers with eight petals in each of the large peach areas inside the rings. The backing is white and the skillfully applied ¼ inch watermelon green binding follows the scalloped edge of the quilt.

A lovely creation that is classic in design and refreshing in fabric selection and arrangement. This quilt was used but lovingly cared for and is in excellent, soft condition. Professionally hand washed by Betsey and ready for your home.

Q8457 Mosaic Star
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Q8457 Mosaic Star
c.1928
74 x 84
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$900

A creative, artistic, and expert quilter has combined several patterns using only 2 inch hexagons. The result is an original, very graphic piece of art. A most cheerful quilt in unused condition, this Mosaic Star would brighten any room! An assortment of bright cotton prints and calico hexagons were hand pieced into mosaic stars surrounded by mosaic flowers, and outline quilted by hand. Both the background and backing are muslin. The ¼ inch blue cotton binding follows the shape of the outer calico hexagonal border. Professionally hand washed by Betsey.

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