Found in Berks County, PA, this log cabin quilt dates from ca.1890. Constructed primarily from wool fabrics, the blocks are set in a "straight furrows" pattern. It measures about 84 inches square.

Price: $1495

Individual blocks measure about 9 inches, with deep red centers about 2 inches square.
While most of the pieces in the quilt are solid colored, including the blacks, a number have woven designs, checks or plaids..
The border measures about 11 inches wide, and is turned to the back and hand stitched to form the binding of the quilt.
Quilted by the piece, and in chevrons in the borders at about 6 stitches per inch.
The quilt is backed partly with the same fabric as the borders, and part in a wool plaid. .

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