Lot 149: American Quilts. A crazy pattern patchwork quilt, circa 1930s, handstitched quilt, in velvet and other fabrics, embellished with stitching in various coloured wool, including feather stitch, chain stitch, and herringbone stitch, 216 x 192cm (85 x 75.5ins), together with A large log cabin patchwork quilt, circa 1930s, hand-stitched barn raising pattern cotton patchwork quilt, in a variety of printed fabrics, predominantly shades of blue, brown, red, and green, backed in cream linen, and with printed fabric edging, some light staining, slightly frayed in one or two places, 212 x 212cm (84 x 84ins), plus A cube pattern silk patchwork quilt, circa 1910, hand-stitched silk patchwork tied quilt, in black and various other shades, backed in silk printed with an art nouveau design of stylised lilies in pale pink and green, yellow cotton ties at intersections, some paint spots, fraying, and loss, 175 x 105cm (69 x 41.5ins), plus A crazy pattern silk patchwork quilt, circa 1930s, hand-stitched silk and velvet patchwork tied quilt, in a variety of plain and patterned fabrics, red cotton ties, backed with paisley-patterned fabric in pink and green, some fraying and minor loss, 200 x 148cm (79 x 58ins), plus five others, including an early 20th century American hand-stitched Yo Yo quilt (apparently unfinished), a Rose of Sharon appliqued quilt in pink, green, and yellow, on a white cotton ground, and a Dresden Plate appliqued quilt, in a variety of colours (9)
Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015
Thursday, 15th October 2015
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