Antique & Vintage Linen & Textile Auction

Antique Crazy Quilt with Political Ribbons 1894

The auction will start in __ days and __ hours

Start price: $10

Estimated price: $100 - $200

Buyer's premium: 18%

Antique crazy quilt measuring 48×60 inches. Comprised of 20 crazy quilt blocks about 12×12, set straight 4 by 5, with no sashing or borders. It is hand pieced and hand embroidered with flowers, figures, fans, initials, as well as every seam being hand embroidered. There are also hand painted flowers. Several ribbons have been incorporated including Democratic Convention ribbons from Topeka, Kansas in 1894, a Grand Opening to Ellets Opera in 1884, A Leap Year Reception, and others! There is not batting, but it is backed in a black cotton woven fabric, and bound in black velvet. It is in fair condition with several shattered silks which is typical of 1890s silks and fading to 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 $20 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.