Fall Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction

Antique 1897 Wool Crazy Quilt

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $300 - $600

Buyer's premium: 18%

Antique 1897 Wool Crazy Quilt measuring 67×69”. Comprised of 36 crazy quilt blocks 11×11” set straight 6×6. It appears to have been constructed on a foundation fabric The hand embroidery appears to be holding the fabrics down. Each seam is elaborately embroidered in colored floss. Many of the black have botanical motifs such as carnations, lily of the valley, water lilies, fuchsia, daisies, roses, pansies, calla lilies, oak leaves with acorns and more. Also includes girl in bonnet, squirrel, suckling pig and the initials L.S. . In good condition, the backing is a silky rayon and probably added much later. The back also has two narrow sleeves for hanging. 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.