Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction

Rebecca Merrit Quilt by Mary Schafer 1981

The auction will start in __ days and __ hours

Start price: $10

Estimated price: $700 - $900

Buyer's premium: 18%

Rebecca Merrit Quilt by Mary Schafer 1981 measures 76×97″. Comprised of 35 blue squares, 8×8″, set on point, 5 by 7, with uneven nine patch alternating squares, and gold setting triangles. There are 10.5″ wide vertical borders, and 9″ wide horizontal borders. The center blue square is a pieced cross. It is hand pieced and hand quilted. There is thin cotton batting and an off white cotton reverse. The edge is finished with an off white applied binding, by hand. Good condition, one small spot on upper border. There is a sleeve attached to the back of the top edge for hanging. MARY SCHAFER: AMERICAN QUILT MAKER pg 159: “Rebecca Merritt, made in 1981, was a copy of an original made in New York State around 1800.” 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 $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.