Dana Auctions June Quilt & Textile Auction

Antique Cutwork Chintz Quilt 1830s

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $800 - $1,200

Auction house commission: 18%

Antique 1830-1840s Cutwork Chintz or Broderie Perse Quilt measuring 97×101 inches. Center motif feathers a branch with red and pink flowers and birds. At the center of each side is a chintz floral bouquet, and the corners are small arc motifs with flowers. Scattered throughout the bound are birds and butterflies. There is a floral chintz border measuring 5.5″ wide. It is hand pieced, hand appliqued, and hand quilted. The quilting is very fine, with a hanging diamond motif, with pineapple, grapes, and leaf designs. Very thin cotton batting. The reverse is a white cotton muslin, with a printed label still visible, The edges are finished with a twill tape binding. This quilt is from a Northern NJ Collector’s Estate, she purchased it in Montclair NJ in 2005. The quilt is in good condition. The center chintz is deteriorating, there are scattered spots of various sizes throughout the quilt, and a few small splits in the chintz in the border and a small hole on the back. We do our best to describe all items in detail and provide pictures. If you have any doubt, please ask questions! We will provide extra pictures, or can schedule an in person or video conference preview at your convenience. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $25 is a domestic shipping estimate. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Depending on how many lots we can pack, it may cost an additional $5. One quilt is $25, 2 quilts $30, 3 quilts $35 as long as they ship in the same box. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.