quilts for sale

Quilts for sale

Julie Silber, one of today's most respected quilt authorities, and her partner, Jean Demeter, working together as The Quilt Complex, offer a wide range of antique and vintage quilts made between 1800 and 1950.
Our “Featured Quilt is either a newly found treasure or one we have decided to release for sale from our private collection. Check back often for the most recent additions.


McPherson Collection
Sandra McPherson is a California poet, professor, and publisher who has become a connoisseur of American quilts, with a special affinity for the gutsy, unpretentious, and personal. Many of Sandra's quilts are now in museum collections. The Quilt Complex is very pleased to offer more superb examples from her quilt collection. 

TQC” (The Quilt Complex) Quilts represent our current antique quilt inventory. The quilts come from a variety of sources including trade shows, private collections and “pickers” with whom we have established relations over many years.
Check out our ever-changing inventory below. Come back often ~ we are always adding new treasures.

Happy Hunting! Julie Silber and Jean Demeter

QUILTS FOR SALE:


GRANDMOTHER'S FLOWER GARDEN
Rosa Fruit
Collected in Indiana
84 x 90 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$385


WASHINGTON SIDEWALK
Original Design

Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Kansas
37 x 52 inches
Circa 1910
Cottons
$385


HAWAIIAN QUILT
Original Design

Unknown Quilt Maker
Presumed made in Hawaii
80 x 80 inches
Circa 1920
Cottons
$6,850


Double wedding ringLONE STAR on CHECKERBOARD
TEXAS STAR
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Wisconsin
64 x 70 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$485


Double wedding ringDOUBLE WEDDING RING

Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Illinois
72 x 84 inches
Circa 1935
Cottons
$325


red and white double ninepatchDOUBLE NINEPATCH

Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
75 x 75 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$495


yoyo crib"SPIDERWEB" STRING STAR

Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Mississippi
60 x 72 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$345


yellow embroidered basketsECONOMY PATCH (Youth Quilt)

Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Michigan
50 x 72 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$275


crazy quiltPIXIE FLOWER
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in New Mexico
74 x 94 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$735


DOUBLE WEDDING RING
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Illinois
80 x 96 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
SOLD


SUNBONNET SUE (Youth Quilt)
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Kansas
64 x 50 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$135


TEACUPS"TEACUPS"
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Arizona
70 x 74 inches
Circa 1960
Cottons
$425


carpenter's square CARPENTER'S WHEEL
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Colorado
Origin unknown
68 x 84 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
SOLD


birds appliqueROSE APPLIQUE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
82 x 88 inches
Circa 1860
Cottons
$2800


Carolina LilyCAROLINA LILY
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Virginia
66 x 75
Circa 1900
Cottons
$615


birds appliqueHUMMINGBIRD
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Texas
56 x 78 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$275


birds appliqueSHOOFLY
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Indiana
68 x 74 inches
Circa 1870
Cottons



crazy quilt topCRAZY QUILT TOP
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Connecticut
68 x 68 inches
Circa 1920
Predominantly wools
$335


"CORDUROY CRAZY"
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Southern California
51 x 68 inches
Circa 1940
Cotton Corduroys
$110


AMISH BARSAMISH BARS
Unknown Amish Quilt Maker
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
76 x 84 inches
Circa 1940
Wools
$11,500


birds applique BIRDS AND STARS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Michigan
80 x 80 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$475
HOLD


crazy quilt CRAZY QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Oregon
70 x 80 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$625


FOUR BLOCK SAMPLER
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
72 x 80 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$1,450


puss in the cornerPUSS IN THE CORNER ~ CENTRAL MEDALLION
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in New Hampshire
78 x 84 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$535

VARIABLE STAR
Unknown Quilt Maker
(Initialed "M H E")
Collected in California
70 x 78 inches
Circa 1900
Wools
$1,450


WHEEL OF FORTUNE
Unknown Quilt Maker
70 x 86 inches
Circa 1940
Silks and Satins
$635


DIAMOND FRAMES
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Alabama
60 x 80 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$535


LOG CABIN - WINDMILL BLADES
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Illinois
68 x 80 inches
Circa 1890
Silks, taffeta, velvets, brocades
SOLD


HOURGLASS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Texas
62 x 78 inches
Circa 1950
Cottons
$285


MAVERICK LOG CABIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
64 x 74 inches
Circa 1930
Wools
$785



CRAZY QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Texas
68 x 82 inches
Circa 1940
Wools, Flannels, Corduroys
$325


LONE STAR
Unknown Mennonite Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
94 x 94 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$1,800


CONTAINED LOG CABIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
70 x 74 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$295


VARIABLE STAR
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
68 x 82 inches
Circa 1870
Cottons
$950


DRESDEN PLATE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
68 x 84 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$325

bowtieBOWTIE SQUARES
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
66 x 80 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$295


DOUBLE NINEPATCH
Unknown Quilt Maker
(initialed in embroidery: "WEB 12")
Collected in Pennsylvania
70 x78 inches
Circa 1860 - 1870
Cottons
$550

CRAZY LONE STAR
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Canada
64 x 68 inches
Circa 1900
Cottons
$485


UTAH CRAZY QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Inscribed (embroidery): "Aunt Stina Thompson"
Circa 1915
Collected in Utah
80 x 80 inches
Silks and velvets
$545

CRAZY QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
48 x 76 inches
Circa 1910
Velveteens
$385



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