Welcome to Gallery #2. 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 also have antique quilts available not listed on the web site, so let us know if you are searching for a special item. Please click on the images/thumbnails for more views of the quilt...
Offering this wonderful, unusual Basket of Flowers quilt with a curving vine applique border. The condition is excellent. The button hole applique technique was used for the flowers of blue, pink and a soft green. The vining border is also a soft green. The beautiful hand quilting is done at 10-11 spi. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. Note the way the baskets are designed with the tall handles and the flowers and the use of embroidery making up part of the basket base. A unique pattern that displays so nicely and is fresh and ready to enjoy. Massachusetts
Offering this applique quilt, Oakleaf, from circa 1880's-90's of red and a fugitive green. The condition is good and the quilt has had a bath and is ready to use. Clam shell quilting pattern. This is a 9 block quilt and displays nicely. The binding, stitched on by hand has some slight wear in a few places. All hand appliqued and hand quilted at 6-7 spi. Take a good look at the nice applique stitches, as shown.. From Nacadoches, Texas area.
Offering this extraordinary antique quilt top made of cigarette/tobacco flannel premiums. Such a huge collection and sampling of flannel printed blocks all stitched together making a fantastic quilt top. Many of the flannels are Indian patterns and several flags, about 60, making up the center panel. Some of the patterns symbolize Indian blankets and Oriental rugs with wonderful geometric patterns. There's a few, about 5 or so blocks near the bottom edge that have some bleeding of color. Otherwise the condition is excellent. There's approximately 235 blocks or flannels in all making up the top. A true piece of Americana and one so many collectors can enjoy and add to several categories of collecting. Massachusetts.
Offering this attractive blue and white Snowflake applique quilt. Circa 1880's. Looks like a Pennsylvania paper cut pattern. All hand quilted at a nice 8 spi and it is also hand appliqued. There are many hearts quilted for the quilting pattern and also clamshell quilting. This may have been a wedding quilt. The conditon is very good with just a couple spots as noted and some very light binding wear (shown) on 2 of the sides. This is a summer weight quilt and is light and fresh and looks wonderful as a wall quilt or great on a bed or displayed. For the binding the backing is brought to the front and hand stitched down. Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Offering this unusual child's theme quilt with a farmer boy or often called Overall Bill or Sam doing so many activities. He is going fishing, playing fetch with his dog, hoeing the garden, feeding the rabbit, pushing a wheelbarrow, jumping rope, feeding the chickens and more. This is more of a sampler of activities that one might find a child doing on a farm. The quilt is in excellent condition. All hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi and all the applique and embroidery work is also done by hand. So much detail went into each block. The binding is done the knife edge style and is machine stitched. A special quilt that would be a great birthday present or one to add to a collection of more unusual quilts with a theme. Pennsylvania
This unused North Carolina Lily quilt looks to be never washed and is in excellent condition, I would call it mint as it was most likely stored and well taken care of in its 100 plus years since being made. Very nicely hand quilted at 9 spi with some of the pencil lines still evident. It also looks to be hand pieced and the stems of the lily or peony are hand appliqued. Wonderful soldis of red and cheddar make up the flower and a deep green print for the stems. The separate red binding is stitched on by hand. Interesting how a couple of the alternate blocks have interlocking circles quilted and not the cross hatch as in most of the others. Pennsylvania
Offering this early quilt made by the Andrews sisters from Rocky, Oklahoma. The sisters were Margarette, Rachel and Martha. In about 1901 the sisters came in a covered wagon to western Oklahoma and settled or homesteaded near Rocky in Oklahoma Territory. They farmed the land and none of them ever married. The quilts from their family may have traveled with them as they came to the Rocky, Ok area. The family originally was from Arkansas and Alabama. Some of the collection of their quilts are in the Oklahoma Heritage Quilts project book.
This quilt, the Hexagonal Stars is in unused condition and never washed. It is hand quilted at 6 spi. There is a stain , may be a water mark on the quilt and a small nick out of the red binding. There are some slight breaks in some brown fabric that looks to be walnut dyed just in a couple blocks on the edge. The backing looks to be home dyed fabric, as many of their quilts had this type of backing. Note the side with the one border. The quilts from them tended to be darker fabrics and of medium thickness. More information on this collection can be found in the Oklahoma Heritage Quilts. The quilt, one of several, was purchased directly from the estate of Dortha M Cannon Bass of Rocky, Ok. who was the granddaughter of Elijah Cannon, the sisters uncle. Some of the other quilts purchased at the sale had some of the same fabric in them and they tended to have the same "feel".
Offering this popular pattern, called Princess Feather or Plumes. This is a 4 block applique quilt and is in very good condition and would date from 1890-1910. The feathers are red and a fugitive green. A very usable quilt. The hand quilting is at 9 spi and the applique is all done by hand too. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. A reasonable quilt to decorate with for the holidays or any time of the year. South central Illinois estate.
Offering this quilt of curves, called Bleeding Heart,, actually a variation of the pattern is all I could find. The condition of the quilt is excellent and has been washed and ready to enjoy. All hand quilted at a very nice 10-11 spi. Also double line quilting,,, take a look at the close ups in the additional images by clicking on the thumbnail. Mostly hand pieced too. Scalloped border of blue and the separate binding is stitched on by hand. An excellent quilt to display and very well made. Knox County, Tn area.
Offering this graphic Tumbling Blocks quilt which may be a Mountain Mist pattern. It is in excellent, unused condition. It has had one bath, so is fresh and ready to enjoy. All hand quilted at a nice 7 spi. A wonderful triple border sets off the pattern of this quilt. Solids of green, orange and purple/lavender fabric on a white ground. For the binding the front was turned to the back and hand stitched down. The quilt has a very modern feel, so could be used as an art quilt or in a very modern type home as any. Lancaster, Pa. area.
Offering this wonderful 9 block applique quilt, the Democratic Rose or often called Rose of Sharon. Unfortunatley this quilt was used and enjoyed by someone or someones in the past, but is still a treasure of a quilt with a great pattern and colors. There is alot of wear in the reds, see images. Actually the wear is mostly in the red fabrics and very little in the green and the ground fabric is good. Some of the red binding is gone from the edge. I've had this quilt hanging on display for the past few months . It is hand quilted and hand appliqued. The quilting is at 7 spi there's lots of double and triple line quilting patterns. The person I purchased the quilt from said it was made by Ruth O'Connel who was from Springfield , Massachusetts.
Offering this great western themed pictorial crib quilt from the 1950's, Round Up Time. Depicting 2 children and their horses at the ranch with their dog. The quilt is in very good condition and has been washed, so is ready to use and enjoy. All ahnd quilted at 6-7 spi. It is also hand embroidered and hand appliqued. The separate red binding is stitched on by hand. This was a 1950's kit quilt and was a very popular pattern. It took alot of work to finish one of these quilts. This was one of a pair, but selling separate.
Offering this beauty of a quilt, the American Beauty applique quilt . It is all hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi. The applique is done by hand too. The quilt is in excellent condition and is ready to use and enjoy. The separate green binding is stitched on by hand. This is a kit quilt, by Progress #1366. There is feathered cable quilting around the central medallion. This quilt displays well and can be used on a bed or even displayed on a wall. I have another quilt like this on the web site, Q- 679, American Beauty, so if available, could be used as a pair !!
Offering this delightful vintage quilt, a pictorial of a young cowboy and cowgirl riding their horses and the dog and calf and other scenes depicting western life. Also in the corner with applique and some embroidery is a tepee and , in addition ot the cactus and fence, Indian child holding a pot and much more. The details are great. The quilt is in excellent condition. It is all hand quilted at a nice 8 spi. The applique is done by hand and nice embroidered accents of flowers and grass. This was a kit quilt from the 1950's with a theme so popular today too. The separate red binding is stitched on by hand. The quilt has had a bath so is ready to use and enjoy or display in so many ways.
Offering this red and white antique quilt with a pattern I am unsure of, but gave it the name of Dominos and Squares, so if anyone knows the correct name, drop me a note. It is all hand quilted at 7 spi. It has a red and white border. The quilt has been washed, so is ready to use and enjoy. For the binding the back was brought forward to the front and hand stitched down. Kansas.
Offering this heavily quilted earlier quilt, Laurel Leaves applique with quadruple border, circa 1880's that is in very good condition. Popular colors of that time period for applique of red and greens. Can't you just see this on the wall or draped over a table or chair at Christmas!! The quilting is outstanding. Triple lines of hand quilting is done at a wonderful 10 spi and the rows are so close together. The separate green binding is stitched on by hand. All the applique is done by hand. The quilt displays well. Lancaster County, Pa. estate.
Offering this well made Grandmothers Fan quilt. It is hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi. This is a quilt top from the circa 1930's and it was finished later, being quilted later than the 1930's, probably in the 1940's-50's or so. It feels like a cotton batting. It was nicely finished and has a separate yellow binding that was stitched on by hand. Condition is excellent and is ready to use and enjoy. Be sure and look at all the pictures, as the colors are truest in the last images. Texas.
Looking for a special quilt? Here is a great 2 color quilt with a triangles border , often called Churn Dash or Monkey Wrench or also Hole in the Barn Door. The condition is mint and unused. Fine workmanship having 10 spi of fine quilting. The quilting lines are close and is unused and had one bath, so is fresh and ready to enjoy. The separate pink binding is stitched on by hand. The quilt came from the Moore estate in Indiana.
Offeirng this attractive Drunkards Path pattern vintage quilt from the 1930's in excellent condition. It is all hand quilted at 7-8 spi. A separate pink binding is stitched on by hand. Ready to enjoy on a bed or hang on a wall or use however one wishes. Topeka , Kansas.
Offering this quilt of 12 Tulips applique that is so nicley quilted. The condition is excellent, as it looks unused and has had a washing. The hand quilting is at a very nice 10-11 spi. This is a kit quilt, as the quilting pattern of the light blue dots are still visible. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. On the Quilt ID web site by Rose Werner, I found a pattern similar to this," that in 1941 twelve tulip motifs sold for .59 cents. Litchfield, Illinois. Fresh and clean and ready to enjoy.
Offering this wonderful small scale Grandmothers Flower Garden quilt. The small pieced hexagons are only 1 1/4 inch diameter. The quilt is all hand quilted. The separate yellow binding is put on by hand. The quilt is in excellent condition. Note attached with makers name. Note says "Elmers Mother (Fredericka Hahn A____) made this quilt for him before we were married on Feb. 14 1937. Marie Goldhammer A____." A possibly research quilt and a fine quilt to add to a collection. Take a look at the images!
Offering this attractive Dahlia Stars quilt that's in excellent condition. It is hand quilted at 6 spi. The size of the quilt is very generous at the 80x95 inches. I love the little 9 patch blocks at the corners of the sashing. Cable quilting on the borders. The separate binding is stitched down by hand. Acquired in Arizonia.
This Holmes County Ohio Amish quilt is in excellent condition, looks unused and never washed. Beautiful shade of blue and the deep black really make this quilt pop.. All hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi. The separate blue binding is also stitched down by hand. A wonderful quilt to hang and a true piece of art.
Offering this nice blue and white block pattern quilt called Burgoyne Surrounded and it also looks like the Mountain Mist pattern called Homespun. The condition is excellent, looks unused and unwashed. All hand quilted on a diagonal at a nice 7-8 spi. The blue binding is the blue backing fabric brought forward to the front and hand stitched down. There's a couple shades of white/offwhite in the blocks. A wonderful wall quilt. Also a good quilt for a collection of crib quilts. This size quilt is harder to find,, not really big enough for a bed unless used for color or single bed or day bed, but great to display with as the size will work for many walls. Also looks good draped over a cabinet or back of sofa. I can see it over an entry way table or top of stair case landing or over a rail! The quilt came from a ladies estate who was in her 80's and this was several years ago. From Little River, Kansas.
Offering this attractive 8 Point Stars quilt with the small stars at the corners of the blocks, look like they are floating. It is in very good condition and is ready to enjoy. All hand quilted at 7 spi. Bound with blue binding. The quilt has a blue border on the 2 ends. A quilt that is very usable and the size is pretty generous. Oklahoma City, Ok. area...
Offering this wonderful pictorial crib quilt with a soldier boy, Dutch girl, flowers, pigs, ducks and more. The condition of the quilt is excellent. It has a nice scalloped border. The hand quilting is very nicely done at 9-10 spi. The quilting on the edge was done with white thread and the quilting in the body of the quilt was done with blue thread. This was a kit quilt from the 1940's and may be a Progress or Paragon kit. The applique work is also very well done and nicely stitched. Note in the images how the binding/edge treatment was done. The edge was a knife edge with the strip of white binding-like appliqued on the top. Not often finished out this way. Acquired in Az.
Offering this fine Mothers Dream pattern quilt. It is really a beauty! Great, mint condition, unused and fantastic quilting and applique.The fine hand quilting is a precise 10 spi and the applique and reverse applique is also quality workmanship. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. The size is generous and looks great as wall art or on a bed or add to a collection of fine quilts. Kansas
Offering this attractive Rose Applique or has a name of American Beauty quilt with a scalloped border. The appliques in the corners and the vines on the sides really set off the central bouquet of flowers, stems and leaves. This is a late 1940's kit quilt. It was a Progress kit, I believe. It is all hand quilted at 6-7 spi and is hand appliqued. There is beautiful cable feathered cable quilting and also grid patterns in the ground areas. The separate green binding is put on by machine. There's a couple loose spots on the binding to restitch down. The condition is excellent and has had a bath so is ready to use and enjoy. This quilt looks great on a bed or can also be hung on a wall as "flower art". Massachusetts...... I have another one of these on the web site, Q-732,,, American Beauty, so if available, could be put to use as a pair!!
Offering this usable Triple Irish Chain pattern quilt. It is in good condition, has been washed and is ready to use. Hand quilted at 5 spi. The replaced old vintage feedsack fabric binding is stitched on by hand.There's a couple age spots, but overall the quilt really looks nice and is priced to enjoy. Kansas
Offering this antique Eagle 4 block quilt with a triple border. The quilt is in excellent/very good condition with no wear. It is hand quilted at 7-8 spi and the applique is done by both hand and machine.The way the eagles are placed makes it a good wall quilt as they are all directional and also looks great on a bed. This was one of the quilts on display at the International Quilt Festival , 2010, in the exhibit America Collects- Patriotic Quilts, from my collection. Love the way the maker did the curved/wavey borders and the central pattern. Colors of red, cheddar and fugitive green. For the binding the back was brought forward to the front and machine stitched down. Great to add to a collection. Eagle quilts are sometimes hard to find. Massachusetts
This unwashed Log Cabin antique quilt is more of a time period quilt , as the top looks to have been made around the turn of the century, 1900-1910 and then the note attached said the top was quilted in the winter of 1936 and 1937,, The note that is attached reads" This quilt was pieced by Grandmother Bowman before Robert T Bowman was 1 year old. Quilted by his mother Mrs Emory T. Bowman winter of 1936 and 1937. For Robert T Bowman." It is hand quilted at a nice 8-9 spi. It has never been washed and is in excellent condition, but there are some storage spots on the border as shown. Wonderful to see the use of turn of the century fabrics and then to see the 1930's backing , that is relative to the note attached. For the binding the front is turned to the back and hand stitched down. A quilt one might want to research the family background. I acquired this in Texas, but it may have traveled there.
This Lone Star quilt of colors of red, white and blue on an off white ground is a wonderful quilt to hang or display on a bed. Excellent condition. Hand quilted in a fan pattern. Quilted by hand at 6 spi. Bound with the back turned to the front and stitched down by machine. This is probably a Robert Frank pattern of precut fabrics, the Robert Frank Needlework Company from Kalamazoo, Mi. This company sold die cut diamonds in red, white and blue fabrics to make stars quilts. Nice quilt to add to collection. This quilt is one from my collection that was exhibited at International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas- 2010 in the America Collects-Patriotic Quilts exhibit. It has also been exhibited at the American Quilters Show in Nashville, Tn in 2000.
This is an attractive early applique quilt from the 1880's that is nicely hand quilted at a tiny 10-11 spi. It is hand appliqued too with tiny sitiches. Condition is excellent with a handful of age spots and slight thinning of a couple red flowers applique. Hand bound using a separate tiny binding. It has a name written on the back side corner that looks to read Anne Smith, as shown. I like the way the flowers curve towards each other and the big cheddar center in the flower. Quality workmanship. From St Lawrence County in northern New York, Potsdam.
This brides quilt is in excellent condition. Probably washed once. Very nice hand quilting at 9-10 spi. That is one of the characteristics of brides and wholecloth quilts is the quality of quilting and the design used. This quilt has a large central medallion like quilting pattern, then some crosshatching and then some feathers. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. These quilts are harder to get good images of due to the solid color. This quilt is not really white-white, more of alittle off-white. This quilt came from Pennsylvania. A very nice quilt for display.
This vintage quilt called Path Thru the Woods is a nicely made quilt and in excellent/mint condition having an attractive pattern of small and bigger triangles and a border of triangles. Shades of a denim like blue fabric and pink on a white ground make up the colors. This is actually an old hand pieced quilt top probably from the 30's or so and then quilted later by a Mennonite/German lady from Clinton, Ok., Mrs Edith Littke, now deceased. The batting is a polyester blend and the top is cotton. The quilt has a separate binding that is hand stitched on. Hand quilted at 5-7 spi. It is clean and ready to use. Also the size of 81x95 inches is very generous and can be used on some of the bigger beds if desired.
This blue and white patterened quilt is in very good condition. All hand quilted at 6-8 spi. The piecing looks to be done by hand also . A somewhat simple looking pattern , not busy at all and pleasing to look at. The same blue fabric was used throughout. The binding, put on by hand, has been redone using old fabric. The quilt is clean and ready to enjoy or display. This pattern is called Garden Maze , but sometimes called Sun Dial. From Oklahoma.
Blue and White Double Irish Chain Quilt(q-417)-Circa 1890's, size 64x82. The condition of this quilt is excellent. Wonderful pattern, which may also be called a 25 Patch Block, is unusual to have it on a blue ground of indigo print. This pattern is more often seen on a white ground. This patterns is also called Mrs. Hoover's Colonial Quilt as there is a similar quilt, plate 11, in The Dictionary of Quilt Names and Patterns by Yvonne Khim. There are several indigo fabrics used in the making of this quilt. Nicely hand quilted at 7-8 spi in close, straight lines and quilted in diagonal lines on the border. A very nice 2 color quilt. The replaced binding, shown, of old fabric is whipped on by hand. This quilt is clean ready to use or display . This quilt is even nicer in the "real". From Ponca City ,Ok.