I can speak to the age, design, style, region, history, and value of antique quilts.
Forty years as an appraiser, dealer, historian, collector, consultant and museum curator in the area of QUILTS MADE BEFORE 1950.
American Quilt Study Group (former Board Member); Alliance for the American Quilt (Former Board Member)
Author or co-author of several award winning books on Quilt History; numerous articles on quilt history published over a 30 year period. Details upon request.
B.A., American History, University of Michigan; Post Graduate courses in folklore, history and art history
Esprit de Corp., San Francisco; Levi Strauss, San Francisco; Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI; Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
|Susie hopper||06/22/16||10||10||10||Thank you!|
|Kim||01/08/15||10||10||10||Thank you, Julie, for your quick, detailed .....|
|Leslie||02/20/14||10||10||10||Awesome and quick!|
Hi, Thanks for contacting me on this. I can likely help -- if I see photos. I would need to see the whole quilt and then any "telling" details. Condition is very critical on these quilts re:value
Hi again, I looked in the directory for an organization I belong to -- to see if I knew anyone near you who could help. I'm sorry -- I don't recognize any of the MN folks. Good luck with your
Hi again, Hard to estimate the date -- but from what i can see, it looks like circa 1900. Maybe 1910. I can not guess what your quilt is worth without seeing it. There are so many variables
Hi Susie, OKAY, so I looked it up in Barbara Brackman's "Encyclopedia of Pieced Patterns," a trusted resource. It is Brackman # 3801, and has several names: Stars and Cubes, Heavenly stars, Captive
Hi Kim, Thanks for contacting me on this. It's a little hard to tell much about the quilt from the one small photo -- though you did a very good job of using words to describe it. In the photo