July Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction

Antique c1890 PA Lone Star - Bars Back

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $300 - $600

Buyer's premium: 18%

Antique c1890 PA Lone Star with a Bars Back measuring 90×90″. The Large Star is comprised of diamonds that measure 4.5″ along one side. There is a chrome yellow border, 5.5″ wide. The fabrics include indigo, overdyed green, claret madder, double pink, Lancaster Blue and more. It is machine pieced and hand quilted. There is a thin cotton batting and a colorful stripy bars reverse with repeated double green, madder, and chrome yellow fabrics. The edge is finished with a pink print applied binding. It is in good condition with a few spots and fading, and possible repairs, or they may be to the period, and the quilter pieced the diamonds, making do with that she had. This quilt is part of the Living Estate of widely respected Sharon Stark of Sharon’s Antiques Vintage Fabrics and Textiles of Eastern PA. She was an author and long time collector and dealer of antique quilts, fabrics and textiles. Sharon is the authority on Feedsacks, and you may remember her Rickrack website. 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.