Coverlets came into 'fashion' in the U.S. early 19th century, and at one point were more common than quilts in American homes. Check out the most recent Ten Things You Didn't Know column to learn more about jacquard coverlets.
A quilt, created during the Spanish-American war, featuring a large eight-point center star and U.S. flags on a green background, embroidered with “War was declared April 22 1898" was among several lots to sell during Garth's Early American Auction, earlier this summer.
Over the last several decades Earldine Ankiewicz has collected a wide variety of items, of things that caught her eye and grabbed her attention. Now, many items of her collection, and some original artwork and hand-made quilts Ms. Ankiewicz herself made, are set for auction June 27.
A new exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles features a stunning selection of Antique Amish Ohio quilts from the Darwin D. Bearley Collection. The quilts will be on display through March 2015.
A diverse collection amassed by three sisters, over more than 40 years, will be offered in a three day estate sale July 11-14 in Georgia.
It will be a full house at the Antique Spectacular in Rock Island, Ill. March 1-3, with dealers displaying everything from stoneware and postcards to marbles.
The May Gold Rush at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn., opens May 11-13, 2012. The show is back on its regular Mother’s Day weekend.