Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Appliqued Cotton Mariner's Compass Signature Quilt

Auction:
2282
Lot:
204
Unsold
 

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Appliqued Cotton Mariner's Compass Signature Quilt, Philadelphia and Springfield, New Jersey area, c. 1842, composed of thirty-two blocks set on the diagonal appliqued with red, blue, and brown printed cotton calico mariner's compass motifs, on a white ground, with blue printed eight-point stars appliqued in the white sashing corners, each block signed at the center in ink with the name of a member of the Warren, Hartshorne, Croshaw family and others, some dated 1842 and 1843, white cotton binding and backing, outline stitching to motifs with cable stitching in the sashing, (toning, stains, losses), 101 x 101 in.

Deaccessioned from the Pennsylvania Quilt and Textile Museum, Lititz, Pennsylvania.

Deaccessioned from the Pennsylvania Quilt and Textile Museum, Lititz, Pennsylvania.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Pennsylvania, Lititz, Textile Museum, Warren, Philadelphia, Springfield, Applique, Fashion, Folk art, Needlework, Quilt, Quilting, Textile

Departments

Specialists