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Quilts for Sale

Julie Silber, one of the world'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 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. We try to keep this very current!

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:


FRAMES
Lurecea Outland
Alabama
76 x 88 inches
1988
Cotton, blends, double knits
McPherson Collection
$950


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


FRAMED NINEPATCH
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in South Central Illinois
68 x 83 inches
Circa 1960
Cottons and blends
McPherson Collection
$950


STRING QUILT
"Bessie Mae"
Detroit, Michigan
60 x 80 inches
Circa 1950
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$885


wagon wheelsWAGON WHEELS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Inscribed "Roy Griffie"
Collected in Virginia
80 x 84"
Wools
$685


ROY DOOLEY'S QUILT
Inscribed: Roy Dooley
39 x 52 inches
Circa 1950
Wools
McPherson Collection
$385

DRUNKARD'S PATH
Unknown Quilt Maker
72 x 84 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$585


crazy quilt shardsCRAZY QUILT ~ SHARDS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
57 x 82 inches
Circa 1900
Cottons
$985


basket of chipsMARINER'S COMPASS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Missouri
80 x 84 inches
Circa 1870Cottons
$885


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


string quiltSTRING QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
74 x 74 inches
Collected in Ohio
Circa 1930
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$685


general deweys quiltGENERAL DEWEY'S QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Vermont
78 x 78 inches
Dated 1916
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$750

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

crazy quiltCRAZY QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Oregon
70 x 80 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$725


rose tree appliqueROSE TREE APPLIQUE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
70 x 73 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$985

log cabin variantLOG CABIN VARIANT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Alabama
68 x 86 inches
Circa 1950
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$885


hexagonsSNOWBALL
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
43 x 52 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$385

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


"FLAMING" BASKETS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Washington State
70 x 80 inches
Circa 1870
Cottons
$750


OLD MAID'S RAMBLE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
66 x 80 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$985


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


JACOB'S LADDER VARIANT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Circa 1940
Collected in Georgia
68 x 82 inches
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$925


LOG CABIN
(light and dark variation)
Made by Nellie Davis (inscribed in embroidery)
1880 (inscribed in embroidery)
Presumably Streater, IL
56 x 74 inches
Wools and silks
$625


DIAMOND FRAMES
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Alabama
60 x 80 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$750


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


prince's feather with butterflies 
PRINCE'S FEATHER 
with BUTTERFLIES
Unknown Quilt Maker
80 x 80 inches
Circa 1950
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$685


sawtooth barsSAWTOOTH BARS
PECOLIA WARNER
Yazoo City, Mississippi
68 x 92 inches
Circa 1980
Cottons and Blends
McPherson Collection
$925


JACOB'S LADDER VARIANT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Rutland, Vermont
56 x 92 inches
Circa 1910
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$465


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


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


"PRINCE'S FEATHER"
Unknown Quilt Maker
"East Texas"
64 x 80 inches
Circa 1910
Cottons
$1,200


POTS OF FLOWERS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
Circa 1870
86 x 86 inches
Cottons
$1,350


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


VICTORIAN "SAMPLER"
Unknown Quilt Maker
New Hampshire
61 x 61 inches
Circa 1900
Silks
$4,200


TWIST AND TURN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Missouri
56 x 77 inches
Circa 1945
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$625


LOG CABIN - WINDMILL BLADES
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Illinois
68 x 80 inches
Circa 1890
Silks, taffeta, velvets, brocades
$985


MAVERICK LOG CABIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Pennsylvania
64 x 74 inches
Circa 1930
Wools
$950


Embroidery Blue Quilt
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Michigan
66 x 86 inches
Circa 1925
Cottons
$325

DOUBLE WEDDING RING
Unknown Quilt Maker
Said to be Arkansas
66 x 75 inches
Circa 1950
Cottons
McPherson Collection
$585


"CHURCH LADIES"
Made by "Silverlake Presbyterian Church"
Los Angeles, CA
Top: circa 1940 ...Dated on back: "1995"
60 x 70 inches
Cottons (front); cotton blend (back)
McPherson Collection
$525


STRING STAR TOP
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Indiana
64 x 82 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
HOLD


"AUNT DINAH"VARIATION
UNKNOWN QUILT MAKER
Collected in Iowa
64 x 80 inches
Circa 1940
Wools
McPherson Collection
$325


TULIPS, POTS, BIRDS, BASKETS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
90 x 90 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$1,450


ralliRALLI
Unknown Quilt Maker
India or Pakistan
54 x 84 inches
Circa 1960
Rayons
$110


HIT AND MISS
Quilt Top
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Selma, AL
62 x 82 inches
Circa 1960
Double Knits
$125


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


FOUR BLOCK QUILT TOP
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Selma, AL
72 x 94 inches
Circa 1970
Double Knits
$125


CREWEL EMBROIDERY
Unknown Quilt Maker
Inscribed in Embroidery
Collected in New Hampshire
64 x 70 inches
Date Unknown
Cottons, Wool yarn
$585


birds in the airBIRDS IN THE AIR
Collected in Massachusetts
72 x 78 inches
Circa 1870
Cottons
$1,200


WOOL CRAZY QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Michigan
58 x 88 inches
Circa 1930
Wools
Esprit Quilt Collection
$OLD


NINE PATCH CENTRAL MEDALLION
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Oakland, CA
58 x 78 inches
1960 - 1970
Corduroys, cottons, cotton blends
McPherson Collection
$835

POT OF TULIPS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Northern California
74 x 74 inches
Circa 1940
Cotton and Rayon
$685


CAESAR'S CROWN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
82 x 84 inches
Circa 1860
Cottons
$1150


ORANGE PEELORANGE PEEL
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Illinois
80 x 80 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$485



WHIG'S DEFEAT (Variant)
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Texas
76 x 95 inches
Circa 1900
Cottons
$465


CRAZY QUILT TOP
Unknown Quilt Market
Collected in Pennsylvania
68 x 68 inches
Circa 1890
Cottons
$225


 DOUBLE IRISH CHAIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Ohio
82 x 82 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$685


triple irish chainTRIPLE IRISH CHAIN
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Missouri
70 x 78 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$985


HEARTS AND GIZZARDS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Iowa
74 x 82 inches
Circa 1930
Cottons
$585


SNOWBALL
Made by "P. Townes"
Collected in Michigan
Dated "1987"
84 x 90 inches
Cottons
$345


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


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

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


BASKET QUILT
Unknown Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
82 x 82 inches
Circa 1880
Cottons
$1,250


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


TUMBLERS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in California
44 x 58 inches
Circa 1940
Wool
$165


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


"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 chinese coinsAMISH "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 1890
Cottons
$1,800


SPRING TULIPS
Unknown Quilt Maker
Collected in Oklahoma
80 x 86 inches
Circa 1940
Cottons
$195


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


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


Monument QuiltLOG CABIN, COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Unknown Quilt Maker
Pennsylvania
69 x 76 inches
Circa 1880
Wool challis
$695