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Friendship album quilt, 1840s, $21,000. This bedcover is known as a Baltimore album quilt because the design was popular in and around Baltimore during the 1840s and 1850s. Each block was made  and signed by a different person and, when finished, was given as a gift. This was made in New London, PA, less than a half hour from Baltimore, and has the dates 1847, 1848, and 1849 written in ink in most of the quilt blocks. 83" x 82".

Antique friendship album quilt 1840s extraordinary

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Detail, Applique Quilt--Flower Pots Elaborate! 1800's, 72" x 100", Cow Hollow Collectibles, Ruby Lane

Applique Quilt--Flower Pots Elaborate! 1800's

Detail, Applique Quilt--Flower Pots Elaborate! 1800's, 72" x 100", Cow Hollow Collectibles, Ruby Lane

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This is a bold variation of a traditional Princess Feather Quilt. The center and ends of the feathers are especially unusual. It is well quilted with feather and cross hatch patterns. Measurements are 81 square. It is in excellent, unwashed condition.

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