Dana Auctions Antique Quilt & Textile Auction

Antique c1920s Mennonite Water Wheel Quilt

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $200 - $400

Buyer's premium: 18%

Antique c1920s Mennonite Water Wheel Quilt Measuring about 44 x 63". Information attached states the quilt originated from a Ashfield, Massachusetts farmhouse where a woman pieced quilts from 1910-1915 and quilted it in the 1930s. All the fabrics are very soft wool. Each of the half square triangles measure about 4.5×4.5 inches. There is a 1 1/2 inch caramel colored inner border and a 3 1/2 inch black outer border. It is machine pieced and hand quilted. There is a thin batting and a dark cotton solid backing, possibly home dyed. It is in good condition. With one small spot, and a few very small moth holes in the binding. 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 for first quilt and includes insurance. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Each additional quilt or quilt top we can pack in the same box is $5 each. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.