Dana Auctions June Quilt & Textile Auction
Antique 1870s – 1880s Glistening Star Variation quilt measuring 63 x 77 inches, pattern consist of touching six-pointed stars comprised of diamonds with larger solid off white diamonds between them, similar to a glistening star pattern. Many fabrics and prints from 1860-1880s including centennial green, several chintz fabrics, madder, and a variety of browns, thin cotton batting, off white cotton backing, finished edge with the back brought to the front and applied by machine. The rest of the quilt is machine pieced and hand quilted. Lovely, scrappy, 4.5 inch harlequin style border. Many of the center stars are specialty cut or fussy cut. In good condition. The quilt appears to have been washed at some point, but still appears to have small scattered spots, one fabric appears to have some deterioration, and a madder print having some conservation. Quilt has a small A label on top left corner and has a newly applied sleeve attached to the back for hanging. It is noted that the quilt was purchased at an estate sale in Mahwah, NJ in 2000. 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.