~ January 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.

Featured Quilt
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. We keep this very current!

esprit quiltsESPRIT Quilts
Esprit Quilts” are treasures for sale from the world-renowned Esprit Quilt Collection. In addition to some of the greatest Amish quilts ever made, you will see some mid-19th century “High-Style” quilts, and many fabulous eccentric quilts we call “Mavericks.”
eBay TQC Auctions
eBay TQC Auctions offers a direct link to the quilts we currently are offering for auction on www.eBay.com. Our listings can be found under the eBay Seller ID: oldquilts.

Check out our ever-changing inventory below. Come back often ~ we are always adding new treasures.
Happy Hunting!
Julie Silber and Jean Demeter

Quilts On Sale:


FLOWER BASKETS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Michigan
Circa 1880
72 x 72 inches
Cottons
Mary Strickler's Quilt Collection

$3,150  SALE $2,750



FANS (Harvest Sun)
Unknown Quilt Maker, Lamb Family
Greenville, Ohio
Dated: "1895" and "1899"
64 x 70 inches
Silks, satins, velvets

$1,800



MORNING GLORY
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
Circa 1930
72 x 84 inches
Cotton
$250



Ocean Waves QuiltOCEAN WAVES
Unknown Amish Quilt Maker
Holmes County, Ohio
80 x 80 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$1,850



CAROLINA LILY
Unknown Quilt Maker
Origin Unknown; Collected in Ohio
Circa 1920
78 x 92 inches
Cottons
$895  SALE $800



SUNBURST
16 point Lone Star
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
88 x 88 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$2,200 SALE $1,600



DIAMONDS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Walnut, Iowa
62 x 80 inches
Circa 1889
Cottons
$325


ROSE OF SHARON
(quilt top)
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
Circa 1860
96 x 96 inches
Cottons
$885  SALE $695



BOUTIS
Unknown Maker
Provence, France
38 x 50 inches
Circa 1900
Cotton
$1,350



DOUBLE HANDLED BASKETS
Unknown Pennsylvania German Maker
Pennsylvania
74 x 94 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$3,250 SALE $2,600



BALTIMORE ALBUM
Crib Quilt
Unknown Quilt Maker(s)
Signed
55 x 55 inches
1840 - 1890
Cottons
$9,500 SALE $8,200



LONESTAR
Unknown Pennsylvania German Maker
Pennsylvania
78 x 86 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$2,950  SALE $2,450



WHIG ROSE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
Circa 1890
84 x 84 inches
Cottons
Cottons
$2,350  SALE $1,985



STAR WITHIN STAR
Unknown Quilt Maker
Southern United States
84 x 98 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
Sandra Mitchell Collection
$3,850 SALE $3,250



AMISH NINEPATCH
(Mounted Crib Quilt)
Unknown Amish Quilt Maker
Ohio
29 x 34.5 inches
Circa 1920
Wools and cottons
$2,650  SALE $2,250



UNKNOWN DESIGN
Unknown Quilt Maker
76 x 90 inches
Probably Kentucky or Tennessee
Circa 1880
Cottons
Sandra Mitchell Collection
$3,250  SALE $2,650



SCHOOLHOUSE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
72 x 85 inches
Circa 1910
Cottons
$2,400  SOLD



LONE STAR
Artemeasie Brandon (signed)
African American Quilt Maker
Port Gibson, Mississippi
82 x 82 inches
Dated "3-19-92"
Cottons
$1,350



african american quilt"MEMORIES OF THE SOUTH"
Made by Hystercine Rankin
(1929-2010)
Dated: "1972"
Lorman, MS
78 x 96 inches
$4,800



HEARTS AND HANDS
Unknown Quilt Maker (Probably "Julia Fisk")
Collected in Michigan
Dated (on reverse): "1863"
78 x 78 inches
Cottons
Mary Strickler's Quilt Collection
$3,850  SALE $3,250



crazy quilt with striped borderVICTORIAN "SAMPLER"
Unknown Quilt Maker
New Hampshire
61 x 61 inches
Circa 1900
Silks
$4,800  SALE $3,900



LOG CABIN CRIB
Unknown Maker
Pennsylvania
40 x 40 inches
Circa 1880
Wools
$1,650  SALE $1,450



COXCOMBS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
Circa 1860
Approximately 90 x 96 inches
Cottons
$1,650  SALE $1,450


ALPHABET CRIB
"Baby Blocks"
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
52 x 52 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$345  SALE $295



WHOLE CLOTH DOLL QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
21 x 22 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$55  SALE $35



CRAZY QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
64 x 72 inches
Dated: 1888
Silks, velvets, taffetas
$785  SALE $525



TREE OF LIFE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
76 x 87 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$285 SALE $245




ROSE OF SHARON
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
68 x 80 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$345



Dresden plate quiltDRESDEN PLATE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Indiana
66 x 84 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$385



CENTENNIAL LOG CABIN
Courthouse Steps Variation
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
76 x 86 inches
Circa 1876
Cottons
$525  SOLD



LOG CABIN
WINDMILL BLADES
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Michigan
62 x 70inches
Circa 1890
Silks, Taffetas, Brocades
$1,850 SALE $1,550



BASKET QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
82 x 82 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$1,475  SALE $1,050


BOUTIS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Provence, France
84 X 84 inches
Circa 1840
Cotton
$7,400



POSTAGE STAMP
Crib Quilt
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Michigan
Circa 1930
38 x 40 inches
Cottons
$525  SALE $450



LILY
Unknown Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
92 x 96 inches
Circa 1860
Cottons
$2,450  SOLD



OHIO STAR
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in New Hampshire
74 x 82 inches
1880
Cottons
$950  SALE $750



TUMBLERS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
44 x 58 inches
Circa 1940
Wool
$225 SALE $125




"COLONIAL HISTORY"

Designed by Ruby McKim
Unknown Quilt Maker
Initialed "RHR"
Collected in Tennessee
74 x 90 inches
Dated: "1927"
Cottons
$795  SALE $635



TULIP APPLIQUE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Indiana
76 x 86 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$585 SALE $395



ALBUM PATCH
Unknown Quilt Maker(s)
"Rebecca Hendricks Davis Age 9"
Cayuga, New York
68 x 81 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$985  SALE $895



"CIRCLE OF POPPIES"
a matching pair
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin; Collected in Vermont
74 x 90 inches
1940
Cottons
$825 ~(for both!) SALE $725



TULIP TRAPUNTO
Unknown Quilt Maker
Hillsborough, Ohio
100 x 100 inches
Circa 1860
Cottons
$2,450  SALE $1,850



MAUI BEAUTY (KA UI O MANI)
Hawaiian Quilt
Unknown Hawaiian Quilt Maker
94 x 94 inches
Circa 1930 - 1940
Cottons
$1,500  SOLD



ANNE ORR QUILT - STAR FLOWER
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin; Collected in Ohio
74 x 90 inches
Circa 1944
Cottons
$935  SALE $725



POT OF FLOWERS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Probably Southern United States
70 x 96 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$1,250



"MAVERICK" DOUBLE IRISH CHAIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
North Carolina
72 x 93 inches
Circa 1900
Cottons
$585 SALE $395



"SELF PORTRAITS"
African American
African American Children, 3rd Graders, Richardson School
Pieced and Quilted by Geraldine Nash
Mississippi Cultural Crossroads
Port Gibson, Mississippi
1992
54 x 60 inches
$1,150



AMISH DIAMOND
Unknown Amish Quilt Maker
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
82 x 82 inches
Circa 1960
Crepes and wools

$1,250



LIGHTNING STREAK
(Crib Quilt)
Unknown Quilt Maker
Inscribed: "Baby"
Unknown Origin; collected in Oregon
34 x 41 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$585  SALE $425



CRAZY QUILT (Pillow Cover)
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin; Collected in New York State
20 x 26 inches
Dated 1913-ish
Predominantly velvets; some silks
$385  SALE $325


FORTY-NINE PATCH BARS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
Circa 1880
80 x 80 inches
Cottons
$1,750  SALE  $1,250



MINIATURE VARIABLE STARS
Unknown Quilt Maker
80 x 80 inches
Circa 1860 -1870s
Cottons
$3,200



Overall Bill QuiltOVERALL BILL
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin, Collected in California
63 x 90 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$485 SALE $395



FOUR PATCH BARS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin
Circa 1870
74 x 88 inches
Cottons
$875  SOLD



DIAMOND IN THE SQUARE
Unknown AMISH Quilt Maker
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
80 x 80 inches
Circa 1930
Wools
$5,250  SALE $4,350



FEATHERED STAR
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin; Collected in Ohio
94 x 94 inches
Circa 1870
Cottons
$3,200



AMISH "CHINESE COINS"
(trundle quilt)
Unknown Amish Quilt Maker
Midwest; Probably IL
51 x 74 inches
Circa 1900
Wools
$9,500



LONE STAR
Unknown Mennonite Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
94 x 94 inches
Circa 1860
Cottons
$1,875



LE MOYNE STAR
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin; Collected in Massachusetts
86 x 96 inches
Circa 1850
Cottons
$1,475  SALE  $1,050



FANS AND RAIL FENCE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin; Collected in Vermont
Circa 1920
46 x 58 inches
Wools
$385  SALE $295



GARFIELD'S MONUMENT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Unknown Origin; Collected in Michigan
38 x 62 inches
Circa 1890
Wools
$2,200  SALE $1,850



Monument QuiltLOG CABIN, COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
69 x 76 inches
Circa 1880
Wool challis
$825  SALE $685



LOG CABIN
"Straight Furrows"
Unknown Pennsylvania German Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
Circa 1880
78 x 88 inches
Cottons
$875  SALE $685




















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