Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction

Attic Windows Crib Quilt by Mary Schafer

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $100 - $200

Buyer's premium: 18%

Attic Windows Crib Quilt by Mary Schafer, 1984 or 1985. It measures 29.5×38″. Comprised of 24 blocks, 4.5×4.5′, set straight 4 by 6, with a 2″ light pink inner border, followed by a .5″ black print border, and a 3″ pink outer border. It is hand pieced and hand quilted. This cotton batting, and an off white cotton reverse. Edge is finished with a pink applied binding, by hand. It is in very good condition. Sleeve applied to the top on the back 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. Discussion of crib quilts, MARY SCHAFER: AMERICAN QUILT MAKER 131-137. “Until 1982, Mary almost exclusively made full-size quilts to fit beds. … All this changed when Woodard and Greenstein published Crib Quilts and Other Small Wonders in 1981. This book gave credibility to the idea of making small quilts. Once Mary began making small quilts she couldn’t quit because, as she said, making them ‘was as easy as eating candy.’ 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.