Vintage-Old Quilts Gallery 4
Welcome to Vintage/Antique/Old Quilt Gallery #4. Several galleries of American antique/vintage quilts, quilt tops, quilt blocks and other quilt categories are available for your shopping convenience. Please bookmark this antique quilt web site as we are always adding new stock and see what quilts we have for sale.Visit our Home Page for more quilt categories. Layaway is welcome. Please ask about our interest free terms. We make it easy to purchase a quilt of your choice. We also have antique quilts available not listed on the web site, so let us know if you are searching for a special item.
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This appealing quilt came from the Dorothy Bass estate in Rocky, Oklahoma. The pattern called Duck Paddle,,, such a name you can visualize ducks wadding in a pond and paddleing to get along. The conditon of the quilt is excellent and looks to have never been washed. It is all hand quilted at 5-6 spi and the separate double pink binding is stitched on by hand both sides. Beautiful indigo sashing sets off the blocks. Note the odd block in the corner. We ask why and can come up with reasons, such as no one is perfect but God or maybe the maker had the extra block and wanted to use it up. There are several quilts from this families estate in the Oklahoma Heritage Quilts Book. This quilt is published in the book and it's on page 83. Dorothy Bass was related to the Andrews sisters who are said to have made the quilt. Rocky, Oklahoma.
Offering this fantastic Tulip Applique Quilt Top with the most unusual border. The top has a very folk art appeal. The border is so different, so take a look. The condition is excellent other than some slight migration of color on one corner, as shown. All the applique is done by hand. It displays so graphically and could be used as is or quilted. I have had alot of quilt tops and this one is definitely on the rare side. Rochester, New York.
Offering this super good looking Floral Applique quilt with a beautiful setting with lattice work and set off with the vining floral border. The condition is excellent and looks to have been unused with some faint storage spots near one edge, as shown. There is no wear and is very well quilted at 6 spi and the applique was done using the button hole stitch and looks super with this pattern. The quilt recently had it's first bath so fresh and ready to enjoy. Note all the detailed quilting patterns. This is a kit quilt, but I am not sure what company produced this one. A pretty blue binding that is stitched down by hand finishes off the quilt. The embroidered stems bring out the small red buds on the vine. North Carolina
This atttractive red and green applique quilt has a touch of orange print in the centers of the roses. I call this a Whig Rose and it has alot going for it. The condition is excellent. The design is somewhat different and it also has a border. The applique is well done and the hand quilting is at a nice 8-9 spi. The rose has curved vines and the buds include some reverse applique. Another unusual twist to this quilt is the added red and green appliqued diamonds dividing the blocks, making somewhat of a sashing. The hand quilting is done in a straight line diagonal throughout the quilt. For the binding the backing was brought forward to the front and machine stitched down, all of what looks to be original. A nice sized 9 block quilt.
This is a very nice Dahlia appliqued quilt in wonderful condition. Freshly wet washed so ready to use and enjoy. The hand quilting is at 6 spi. The maker added a nice border of triangles that have a soft scallop to them. The separate binding is stitched down by hand. There's a feathered wreath quilting pattern in between the blocks. The size is really generous at 78x92 inches. Kansas
Offering this attractive quilt in a pattern called Joseph's Coat. This pattern is generally made with several fabrics and this was unusual that is was made with just the one fabric on a white ground. A pattern with lots of curves and looks great on a wall or to use on a bed. It is in excellent condition and is unused and has had one bath so is ready to enjoy. The hand quilting is at 6 spi and for the binding the back is brought forward to the front and hand stitched down. From Tennessee.
Offering this exquisite Tulip Garden quit with a most wonderful border. The quilt is in excellent conditon and is ready to enjoy. It is unused and has been washed once by me. This attractive pattern is a Ladies Art Company pattern #6071. The hand quilting is at a nice 9 spi. The flowers consist of 2 shades of oranges/sherbert and 2 shades of pinks with green stems and base. The wonderful orange/sherbert shades for the border really set this pattern off beautifully. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. Kansas
This is an exceptional circa 1880's Basket Quilt in very good condition. The 2 colors of indigo and white make this an excellent choice for decorating or collecting. The indigo fabric is the same throughout the quilt, so one knows that it was an intentional choice of the quiltmaker. The hand quilting is done at a nice 7 spi and for the binding the maker just stitched it down by machine. Probably an old treadle machine was used in finishing up the quilt. The baskets are hand pieced and the handle is appliqued onto the ground fabric. This antique quilt looks great on a wall or on a bed and note the difference in design and the border of triangles. Love that triple sashing and how visual the quilt is as seen displayed. The way the maker used the triangles on the edge really frames the rest of the quilt. Wouldn't we have liked to have know more about this quiltmaker and her/him dare to be different. From Ohio.
Offering this unused antique quilt,,, Fruit Baskets with an attractive sawtooth border. This pattern is also called Basket of Triangles. The condition of the quilt appears to be excellent as it looks unused and has never even been washed. Probably just stored for the many years of its life. All hand quilted at 7-8 spi and has a cable quilting pattern on the border. The other quilting patterns on the quilt are show in the close up images. The colors of a good strong red and green on a muslin ground make this a very striking quilt with the border to set if all off. Lancaster County, Pa origin.
Offering this scrappy quilt made with lots of different fabrics from possibly a ten year span and done in a one patch hexagon pattern. The condition of the quilt is very good and its ready to enjoy or even have fun studying or exploring all the fabrics. It is hand quilted at 6 spi. There's a variety of fabrics including shirting prints, plaids, mourning prints, stripes and much more. A separate blue binding is stitched on by machine. Note the way the pattern is more wacky on the right side of the quilt. Really gives it it's "one of a kind" feel. From Missouri.
Offering this fabulous early and heavily quilted Caesars Crown antique quilt. Look closely at the images as the sashing looks to be a fabric that looks like cotton bolls. The condition of the quilt is excellent having only one slight spot, as shown. The hand quilting is suberb and there's lots of it.. Hand quilted at 10 spi and almost like stipple quilting as the rows are so close. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. The quilt is also hand pieced. From eastern Ohio.
Offering this "happy looking" Nine Patch vintage quilt that is in excellent condition. Besides the white ground the only other fabrics is the solid green and the red gingham flowers print fabric. Very charming and is fresh and ready to enjoy. Is unused and has been washed just once. The hand quilting is quite nice too at 7 spi. The binding is machine stitched on and looks neat. A very usable quilt. Shelbyville, Illinois area.
This is an exceptional Redwork quilt that has so much detail and so many blocks of a great variety. It is like a storybook maybe that depicts the life of the quiltmaker. Many of the blocks I have never seen in other redwork quilts. There are 140 blocks of redwork embroidery and the quilt is also dated 1893. The condition of the quilt is excellent and it is all hand quilted at 6 spi. When I see quilts like this that have so much thought and work that went into the making of it I wonder about their daily lives that are seen in the blocks of the quilt. I can see in this quilt the events in ones life at that time period and also animals, children and flowers. Some of the blocks include cats, dogs, children playing, a wishing well, the sun, cup and saucer, wash board, sissors, thread and needle, a cooked turkey, an anvil, toad under the mushroom, chicks hatching and much more. For the binding the backing was brought forward and stitched down by hand. Woodstock, New York area.
This is a fabulous 2 color quilt, indigo fabric on a white ground and excellent condition. Matter in fact, the maker used the same indigo fabric throughout. This quilt may have been made by someone who had the assets to purchase yardage and not use scraps. This blue and white quilt can be used in contemporary settings. The pattern with what looks to also be interlocking blocks or one can see other patterns within the quilt. The hand quilting is superb at 10 spi and there's lots of it too! The separate hand stitched binding is also done very nice. There's a triple border to set off the quilt. It is unused and in mint conditioin and has been washed once so is ready to enjoy. From an Oscalousa, Illinois area estate.
Offering this attractive 2 color quilt, called Double Irish Chain. The graphic quilt is in excellent condition and is ready to enjoy. Just the 2 colors make this a fun quilt to decorate around. Very usable and has been washed just once, as looks to be unused. Hand quilted at 7-8 spi and the separate green binding is stitched on by hand. This is a pattern that can be turned either way for use.
Offering this fine example of a Marie Webster pattern, called May Tulips quilt. It is hand appliqued and finely hand quilted at 12-13 spi. The condition looks to be mint or really unused. It has had a wash, so is ready to enjoy. It is very nice and the exceptional workmanship is eyecatching. Note the border pattern design and the flowing soft curves of the edge. Marie Webster pattern quilts are highly collectible and this example is a super nice one.
This vintage quilt I call 16 Blocks with a most unusual border is in very good condition. Hand quilted at 8 spi and unusual that on the border scallops there is machine zigzag quilting as shown. All solid colored fabrics used except for the backside which has prints. There looks to be a small insignificant spot of maybe paint on the edge, as shown. The red binding was stitched on by machine. Clean fresh and ready to enjoy or very usable in many ways. It will make a room "happy" !!! Missouri
Sale Price: $495.00