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:



Jennie Bamford
Signed: "Jennie Bamford for Matthew Bamford"
Collected in Ohio
74 x 88 inches
Dated; "March 10 1888"
Silks
$1750


coxcomb
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
76 x 92 inches
Circa 1860
Cottons
$OLD


carpenter's square CARPENTER'S SQUARE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Colorado
Origin unknown
68 x 84 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$1,150


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


birds appliqueDOUBLE WEDDING RING
Unknown Quilt Maker
African/American in origin
Collected in California
104 x 106 inches
Circa 1970
Polyesters and cottons
SOLD


birds appliqueLOG CABIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Massachusetts
70 x 72 inches
Circa 1890
Wools
"Cheater Cloth" cotton back
$735


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
$465


birds appliqueCRAZY QUILT TOP
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Connecticut
68 x 68 inches
Circa 1920
Predominantly wools
$335


birds appliqueCAROLINA LILY
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Williamsburg, Virginia
64 x 82 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$OLD


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
$535


crazy quiltLONESTAR ON CHECKERBOARD
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Wisconsin
64 x 70 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$485


crazy quilt ROSE APPLIQUE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
90 x 90 inches
Circa1920
Cottons
$750


SUNBONNET SUE QUILTSUNBONNET SUE
Unknown Quilt Maker(s)
(Blocks are signed ~ Friendship Quilt)
Collected in Ohio
82 x 104 inches
Dated "1933"
Cottons
$OLD


crazy quilt LOG CABIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
76 x 76 inches
Circa 1890
Wool challis
$885


summer spreadCOXCOMB SUMMER QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
70 x 84 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
SOLD

crazy quilt TULIP BOWL
Mountain Mist Pattern
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
66 x 84 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$385


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


TWO SIDED QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker(s)
Collected in Arkansas
68 x 76 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$325


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


"PRINCE'S FEATHER"
Unknown Quilt Maker
"East Texas"
64 x 80 inches
Circa 1910
Cottons
SOLD


LOG CABIN - WINDMILL BLADES
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Illinois
68 x 80 inches
Circa 1890
Silks, taffeta, velvets, brocades
$885 


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


SAWTOOTH VARIANT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
43 x 78 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$425

MAVERICK LOG CABIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
64 x 74 inches
Circa 1930
Wools
$750


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


LOG CABIN BRIGHTLOG CABIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Massachusetts
64 x 64 inches
Circa 1900
Silks, satins
$385


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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