July Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction

Antique c1850 Touching Stars Quilt

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $200 - $400

Buyer's premium: 18%

Antique c1850 Touching Stars Quilt measuring 100×100″. Comprised of 9 Bethlehem Stars 30×30″, set straight, 3 by 3. There is a 4″ wide pieced diamond border. The large open white setting squares have an appliqued pieced star in the center, half stars along the perimeter. The quilt uses many early period fabrics including Turkey red prints, Prussian blue, chintz, cheddar, and more. It is hand pieced, hand appliqued, and hand quilted. Thin cotton batting and white cotton reverse. Edge is finished with back brought to the front and applied by hand. It is in poor condition with 2 through and through holes in one block, the turkey red print is starting to pop, and one red floral print is deteriorating. Also minor small spots. 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.