April 21, 2012 10:37 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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New Jersey or Maryland Bethlehem star album quilt,

New Jersey or Maryland Bethlehem star album quilt, mid 19th c., with a central pieced star surrounded by appliqué and trappunto floral baskets, birds, and stylized trees within an oak leaf border, one corner initialedELW, 111 1/4" x 110 1/2". Purportedly descended in the Cleveland family of New Jersey.

Condition:

Sporadic stains to front and back, one 9" x 6" stain (does not go through to back), two 2" x 1" stains. One very very small (few mm?'s) minor thin spot to one flower in the bouquet. Approx. eight stitches per inch. No other apparent damages or repairs.

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$11,850
04/21/2012

 

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