Betsey Telford-Goodwin's Rocky Mountain Quilts 130 York Street York Village, Maine 03909 207-363-6800
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About Blue & White American Antique Quilts

Blue and White antique quilts are the most popular color combination in America. One advantage of a two color combination is its ability to fit into any décor. No extra decorating adjustments need to be made for a blue and white antique quilt; it will be perfect in any room!

We have Blue and White antique quilts in every size from crib to queen, and colors from the indigo shades of the 1800?s to the cheerful blues of the 20th century.

Blue & White American Antique Quilts

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UF28 Unique Indigo and Ecru Table Cover
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UF28 Unique Indigo and Ecru Table Cover
Mid 19th century
apx 59 x 65 inches + 1-1/2" fringe on all sides
New England
$1,100

When one first looks at this wonderful textile, one immediately assumes it is an overshot coverlet, as I did. However, it is not. It’s a mid 19th century knit table cover created in strips of various widths from apx 9” to 19” and then sewn together with the same ecru thread that was used to knit this masterpiece. Crowning this amazing piece and totally encircling it is a 1-1/2” handmade fringe, also of the same ecru thread. I have photographed this piece on my dining room table to show how gorgeous it is. It’s also in perfect, unused condition. Hand washed by Betsey and ready to adorn your home. It will be sent on approval.





Q8058 Double Nine Patch Steeple Chase
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Q8058 Double Nine Patch Steeple Chase
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Q8951 Robbing Peter to Pay Paul, with Bowtie
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Q8951 Robbing Peter to Pay Paul, with Bowtie
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ET3 Martha Washington, variation of Ocean Waves
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ET3 Martha Washington, variation of Ocean Waves
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Q9035 Chips and Whetstone, variation of Mariner's Compass
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Q9035 Chips and Whetstone, variation of Mariner's Compass
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Q9051 Optical Illusion Extended Checkerboard Nine Patch/Bars Quilt
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Q9051 Optical Illusion Extended Checkerboard Nine Patch/Bars Quilt
c. 1880
74 x 84 inches
Columbus, KS
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The story that came with this piece is that the quilt was created by a civil war soldier in a recuperative center after the war. There is a photo that came with the quilt and is included in the purchase. I am questioning the story, however, because the photo does not show the quilt. It's possible the quilt was made for him by a family member. His name and other information will be available upon sale.

The quilt was machine pieced, hand quilted with binding half by machine. The work is so exact it appears to have been made by an expert quilter. The blue bars are 3/4" wide, the white bars are 1-1/4" wide. These measurements correspond with the pieces in the Miniature Extended Nine Patch Block. The quilt is in excellent unused condition, and there is a lot of other paperwork that will go home with the new owner. Professionally hand washed by Betsey.



Q9069 Double Irish Chain in Indigo and White
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Q9069 Double Irish Chain in Indigo and White
c. 1865
86 x 86 inches
Zebulon, NC
$4,200

This exquisite Double Irish Chain is pieced both by hand and by machine. Some of the most diminutive quilting stitches I have ever seen cover the entire quilt. A contrasting border quilting is on the diagonal, in a 3/8 inch parallel line. The border brings this quilt to a higher level of sophistication.

The indigo squares measure approx. 1-3/4 inches. The double border measures 10-1/4 inches. The same fabric is used to create a 1/4" binding all executed by hand. Quilting executed in the white squares varies from diagonal, horizontal and/or cross hatching. How wonderful to have a quilt that will easily fit today's queen size bed. In apparently unused condition and professionally hand washed by Betsey.





Q8674 Blue Calico Rob Peter to Pay Paul
Q8674 Blue Calico Rob Peter to Pay Paul
c.1928 with older date calico backing fabric
80 x 112 inches
Virginia
SOLD

How exciting to find an unused quilt that can actually fit today's king size beds. Comprised of two fabrics, white and a blue calico with a tiny flower and a dot of pale orange in its center. Made of 8 inch blocks with semicircles in each corner with 2-1/4 inch sides. Every block is outline quilted. The semicircle corners have echo quilting. The center of each block is done with spiderweb quilting. There are places where you can still see the pencil lines the quilter used. There is a separately applied 3/8" binding. In unused condition, professionally hand washed by Betsey.



Q9010 Indigo Blue & White Bars Quilt
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Q9010 Indigo Blue & White Bars Quilt
c.1880
80 x 82 (203.2 x 208.3 cm)
PA
$4,200

Simple yet striking graphics in indigo blue and white! Mini white stars on indigo cotton pairs with pristine white cotton in this fabulous quilt. Six 5 ¾ inch wide indigo and white pieced bars alternate with solid white bars across the quilt. Slim indigo strips within the bars measure just 1 ⅛ inches wide. A lovely 8 ¾ inch wide white border surrounds the bars design. Treadle sewing machine pieced and hand quilted.

Quilting consists of feathered twining vines in the outer white border and wide white bars, with single cables and parallel lines stitched in the narrow indigo and white strips. Just lovely - see detail pic.

The front folds to the back and is hand stitched down forming the 1/4 inch binding. The backing is white cotton. This quilt is in excellent condition with areas of the binding showing slight wear. Professionally hand washed by Betsey and ready to ship to you on approval for private viewing.

Q9009 Way of the World / Drunkard's Path with Double Border
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Q9009 Way of the World / Drunkard's Path with Double Border
c.1880
66 x 80 (167.6 x 203.2 cm)
Western PA
SOLD

A wonderful, small scale pattern in indigo and white! This lovely antique quilt is comprised of two deep indigo fabrics; one featuring white polka dots, the other white mini stars, paired with white linen. Small blocks measure just 2 ¼ inches square. The inner stars on indigo border is 2 ½ inches wide, with the white outer border 3 inches wide.

Quilting on this beautiful piece is stitched by hand with finely executed echo outline for the blocks, ½ inch parallel lines for the inner border, with the outer border a combination of ½ inch parallel lines alternating with ½ inch cross hatch stitching - wonderful. The backing is white linen with an applied 3/8 inch binding in the same white stars on indigo cotton as the inner border.

This is a wonderful example of a popular pattern done exceptionally well from the precise piecing to the double borders and exquisite hand quilting. A must-have addition to a blue and white collection or a wonderful first piece and in excellent condition. Professionally hand washed by Betsey this quilt can be sent to you on approval for private viewing.

Q8689 Nine Patch Irish Chain Quilt
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Q8689 Nine Patch Irish Chain with Triple Border
c.1860
78 x 80 (198.1 x 203.2 cm)
New York
$2,600

A beautiful Civil War era indigo blue and white cotton quilt in excellent condition. Nine patch blocks measure 3 ½ inches square and are comprised of an indigo blue with white dots print paired with pure white cotton. Large joining blocks are approximately 10 ¾ x 11 inches. A 4 ½ inch wide triple border frames the design.

Quilting on this beautiful piece is skillfully executed using parallel lines set ⅝ of an inch apart, with ½ inch diagonal cross hat stitching in all white joining blocks. The triple border has lovely double parallel lines stitched ½ inch apart. The backing is a very fine white cotton with an applied 3/8 inch binding in a c.1860 white dots and lines pattern on indigo cotton.

This is a beautiful early indigo and white quilt in the lovely 9 patch Irish Chain pattern. The triple border sets it apart from the rest. In excellent condition it would be gorgeous on a bed! Professionally hand washed by Betsey it can be sent to you on approval. Ask her for more details on this quilt.

Q8883 Blue & White Baskets
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Q8883 Blue & White Baskets
c.1935
75 x 90 (190.5 x 228.6 cm)
Lancaster County, PA
$1,750

This classic and timeless basket pattern quilt is executed in a two color combination of solid ocean blue and white muslin. Blocks measure 10 1/2 x 11 and are set on point. Inside the wide 7" white border are triangular solid blue joining blocks adding a border element which highlights the gorgeous shade of ocean blue.

Nicely executed hand quilting on this quilt includes outline, echo outline, echo zigzag and cross hatch stitching in the blocks and triangles, with a five cable rope stitched in the generous outer border. Betsey gave this crisp quilt its first bath and some faint pencil lines used for the quilting pattern remain. Bleached muslin is used for front and back, with a 1/4" applied binding in the same ocean blue cotton as the front.

A wonderful baskets quilt in excellent, crisp condition it would be spectacular on a bed or as art on your wall. You may ask to see this happy quilt on approval for private viewing in your home.

Q8245 Indigo & White Steeplechase with Triple Border
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Q8245 Indigo & White Steeplechase with Triple Border
c.1880
64 x 74 (162.6 x 188 cm)
OH
$1,900

This eye pleasing indigo and white quilt is pieced in a miniature double nine-patch configuration. The tiny indigo squares on this piece measure just 7/8 of an inch. Nine patch blocks 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches. The larger nine patch blocks contain five of the small nine patch blocks plus 4 solid white blocks. Wide triple borders in both indigo and white showcase a very slightly larger white dot on the indigo print than the print used in the steeplechase design...very nice. Total width of the borders is a generous 7 inches and contains lovely diagonal parallel double line quilting done by hand. The double nine patch blocks are parallel line quilted by hand with just a 1/4 inch between. Large white joining blocks have 3/8 inch cross hatch quilting by hand.

This is a gorgeous antique quilt that has so much going for it - a classic indigo and white palette, triple borders, tiny pieces and lovely hand quilting. A wonderful, warm and cozy antique quilt that has been used but lovingly cared for and is in excellent condition. The backing is white cotton as is the scant 1/4 inch applied white binding. It would be marvelous as art on your wall or equally as charming on a bed or used as a design accent in any room. Professionally hand washed by Betsey it can be sent to you on approval for viewing in the privacy of your home.

Q8767 Blue & White Combination Snowball / Broken Dishes

Q8767 Blue & White Combination Snowball / Broken Dishes
c.1885
72 x 82 (182.9 x 208.3 cm)
Chester County, PA
SOLD

Such an eye pleasing indigo and white quilt created using a combination of the Broken Dishes and Snowball patterns. Blocks measuring approximately 2 ¾” wide contain one octagon piece and four corner triangles measuring a mere ¾”. A mesmerizing effect is achieved through the positive/negative arrangement of octagons (snowballs) and triangles (broken dishes) in this great piece of art.

A single indigo cotton with small white stars and an off white cotton are the only two fabrics used in this lovely quilt. Even the 3/8 inch applied binding is the same white stars on indigo fabric used on the interior design. The maker also showcased her ownership of a new treadle sewing machine by placing a row of topstitching on the binding! Other than that the quilt is completely hand pieced and hand quilted with cross hatch stitching in the white octagons and parallel lines in the blue.

The backing is the same off white cotton as used for the front. This is a wonderful, warm and cozy indigo and white quilt in excellent condition that would be marvelous as art on your wall or equally as charming on a bed. This quilt, which has been professionally washed by Betsey, is ready to send to you on approval.

Q8324 Blue & White Goose and Goslings
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Q8324 Blue & White Goose and Goslings
c.1875
70 x 82 (177.8 x 208.3 cm)
Indiana
$1,300

A perfect quilt for a lover of blue calicoes! Various indigo calicoes were used in the formation of the hand pieced blocks in this terrific Goose and Goslings patterned quilt. An indigo with small white stars is used to join the 7 ½” blocks and also forms the outer 3” wide border joined by machine. Various indigo calicoes form the geese and goslings and include miniature patterns of white stripes with flowers, mustard dots and blossoms, and white speckled hearts.

Finely executed hand quilting on this piece include diagonal cross hatch and parallel lines done in the tiniest of stitches. The backing is white linen and the ¼” indigo binding was applied by machine. A soft and cuddly quilt in excellent condition that has been used but lovingly cared for. Professionally washed by Betsey. Quilts are always sent on approval.

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Telephone - for orders or questions -
1-207-363-6800
Email - betsey@rockymountainquilts.com
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York, Maine 03909

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