Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction
Antique c1880 Crazy Quilt measures 69 x 76″. The center is an overall crazy patchwork with squares, rectangles, and triangles, overlapping each other and heavily embroidered. There is a 38 star American silk flag appliquéd to the center and a lovely Eiffel Tower woven fabric to its side. Every seam is hand embroidered in colorful thread. There is a luxurious 6.5″ rust velvet border and it is backed in a turquoise cotton sateen fabric. The edge is finished knife edge style with hand embroidered gold feather stitches along the perimeter of the back. It is in fair condition with a through and through hole in the border, red dye bleeding and fabric deterioration in the flag, other fabrics (about 6) in various states of deterioration, and small spots. This quilt is from the estate of Sharon Stark, noted Pennsylvania textile dealer and award winning author. 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.