Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction
Cactus Baskets Crib Quilt signed and dated by Mary Schafer 1989, measures 40×50″. It is comprised of 12 blocks, 6×6″, set on point, 3 by 4, with off white alternating squares and setting triangles. There is a 3″ inner off white border, followed by a 2″ floral print border, and a 3″ brown border. It is hand pieced, hand quilted, and hand embroidered. Thin cotton batting and an off white cotton reverse. The edge is finished with an applied white fabric binding, by hand. MARY SCHAFER: AMERICAN QUILT MAKER pg 133: “Cactus Basket … fits the definition of a classical quilt.” Photo on pg 134. In very good condition. Sleeve in the back along the top for hanging. This quilt is from the Mary Schafer Collection. She was the quilter and collector from the book Mary Schafer – American Quilt Maker by Gwen Marston. This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of important Quilt History! This quilt has been professionally appraised and reflected in our estimate. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $20 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.