Dana Auctions June Quilt & Textile Auction

Antique Name Inscribed Signature Quilt 1847

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $400 - $600

Auction house commission: 18%

Antique Name Inscribed or Signature Quilt, from Pittstown, NJ, and dated 1847 in the center block. The quilt measures 84×95 inches. Consists of 56 blocks in an Old Italian pattern, set straight, 7 by 8. Each block measures about 8.5×8.5 inches, with a 2.75 inch sashing and border. The quilt has been washed at some point, and many of the signatures may have washed out. Visible ones include the center Mary Young 1847, John A Young 1847, Several other Young names, and vanHorn, and Finley. Quilt has a label from the Heritage Quilt Project of NJ, Number 03-003-01 and can be viewed on the Quilt Index website. The quilt is documented to be made by Mary H Young from Pittstown, NJ. It has a printed cotton backing and very thin cotton batting. It is hand pieced and sparsely hand quilted. Condition is fair, with spots, some deterioration and fading in signatures. 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. –