Fall Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction

Antique c1900 Embroidered Silk Quilt Top with Cigarette Silks

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $200 - $400

Buyer's premium: 18%

Antique c1900 Embroidered Silk Quilt Top with Cigarette Silks measuring 76×80”. The center features 14 vertical rows of cigarette silk premiums with mostly universities and schools, but also countries and organizations. That center field measures 35×39”. Three are 196 cigarette silks with a few repeats. The center field is surrounded by a 20” border of patch work silks in a variety of sizes, in squares, triangles, and rectangles. Each seam is hand embroidered. The silks are stitched to a blue chambray foundation. In fair condition with many silks shattering, but does not ruin the aesthetic of the piece as the blue chambray peeks through. 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.