Betsey Telford-Goodwin's Rocky Mountain Quilts 130 York Street York Village, Maine 03909 207-363-6800

About my American Antique Red, White & Green Quilt Collection

The gorgeous red, white and green quilts of the mid 1800?s (1835 -1865) are beautiful any time of the year. For decorating on a wall, over a railing or piece of furniture, or perhaps adding that special touch to a guest bed, these antique quilts are wonderful.

American Antique Red, White & Green Quilts

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Q7000 Wool Fans, Hired Man's Bed Quilt
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Q7000 Wool Fans, Hired Man's Bed Quilt
c.1880
42 x 64 (106.7 x 162.6 cm)
PA
$1,400

In excellent condition and in its original hired man's bed size, this soft wool challis quilt is both snuggly warm and graphically wonderful - perfect for use as a sophisticated crib quilt or as wall art. Arranged as a 4 x 7 array of fans this wool challis quilt has a 4 inch solid blackish green border and 28 fans made up of alternating red and green blades and finished with grayish brown fan handles. A small and very even outline track stitch is used as the embroidery embellishment throughout. The backing is a solid red challis with a 3/8 inch applied black green binding the same fabric as the border.

A beautiful, warm and sophisticated piece for your child's room...or for any room in your home. Use as either a small bed cover, throw or it would be stunning as graphic art on your wall. Ask us about sleeves for hanging, and to see this quilt on approval in the privacy of your home.

CON JD4 Baltimore Album Kit Quilt
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CON JD4 Baltimore Album Kit Quilt
c.1945
80 x 94 (203.2 x 238.8 cm)
MA
$1,800

A lovely 20th century rendition of a beloved classic. The Baltimore Album quilt has known tremendous popularity and recognition from quilt collectors, quilt makers and enthusiasts alike since they first came on the scene in Baltimore, Maryland in 1848. Traditionally made by many hands, each contributor provided an appliqued or pieced block of her own design. This beautiful example of the beloved classic was made from a kit c.1945 using red, green, white and tan calicoes and solids on an off white ground.

Hand appliqued, reverse appliqued, and embroidered throughout in lovely floral wreaths, urns, birds and buds. The flowing red and green floral vining applique border is a gorgeous frame for the inner design. Hand quilted throughout in 1 ¾ inch diagonal cross hatch, parallel lines and chain-of-hearts bands using straight, even stitches. The front and off white backing each fold in to the center bat to form a knife edge carefully stitched closed with tiny, almost invisible stitches.

A wonderful Baltimore Album kit quilt in a great size and in perfect condition. It has been professionally hand washed by Betsey and can be sent to you on approval for private viewing.

Q8913 Teal & Red Baskets with Triple Border
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Q8913 Teal & Red Baskets with Triple Border
c.1880
69 x 94 (175.3 x 238.8 cm)
NY
$1,600

This gorgeous baskets quilt has an unusual color palette of teal green with red and white. All solid colored cotton fabrics were used in this completely hand pieced and hand quilted textile. Variations in the teals due to the early dyes make it interesting as well as beautiful. See detail image. Pieced basket blocks, with hand appliqued handles on the baskets, measure 10" x 9 3/4". Lovely wide borders frame the baskets; 2 1/8" for the inner red border, 3 1/4" for the white, and 3" for the outer red border.

Hand quilting consists of tiny, even stitches in a 3/4" x 1" diagonal cross hatch pattern throughout with outline quilting in the baskets. The backing is the same white cotton used on the front with a 3/8" applied binding in solid teal green.

Professionally hand washed by Betsey this is a beautiful and very graphic baskets quilt that would be perfect on a bed or as art on your wall. Ask us to see this lovely antique on approval in the privacy of your home.

BT-G Collection: Pinwheel Irish Chain 9 Patch with 8 Point Stars
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BT-G Collection: Pinwheel Irish Chain 9 Patch with 8 Point Stars
c.1830 top, quilted later by RMQ
70 x 88 (177.8 x 223.5 cm)
Boston, MA
$4,400

This gorgeous quilt in excellent condition is part of Betsey’s personal collection. The c.1830 quilt top contains some exquisite fabrics in early green, Prussian blue, and madder reds showcased in extremely detailed florals and wonderful plaids. Skillfully stitched, all by hand of course, using patchwork for the pinwheel Irish Chain pattern, and applique for the eight point stars. The design is laid out beautifully on a pristine white ground. Pinwheel blocks and their joining blocks measure 5 inches, and 7 1/2 inch diameter stars are appliqued to 15 inch white blocks.

The wonderful and very early quilt top was quilted later by RMQ using a same date very fine homespun linen for the backing, c.1830 1/4 inch hand applied fabric in russet red, ecru and black for the binding, and quilted using linen thread.

Beautiful hand quilting patterns include outline and 8 petal flowers in the pinwheel and joining blocks and 1/2 inch diagonal cross hatch behind the outline quilted stars. Professionally hand washed by Betsey, ask her to see this quilt on approval in the privacy of your home. The fabrics are incredible.

Q8304 Four Patch Basinette Quilt
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Q8304 Four Patch Basinette Quilt
Dated 1891, with 1860's fabrics
33 x 43 (83.8 x 109.2 cm)
PA
$1,550

This wonderful red, green and white basinette quilt is comprised of two early madder dyed calicoes (c.1860), an over dyed green calico and white. Hand pieced and beautifully hand quilted with feather wreath medallions in the joining blocks, feather vines in the 3 1/2" white border and adjacent white triangles, and straight line quilting in the 4 patch blocks. The date of 1891 is embroidered in two places. The four-patch blocks on this piece measure 5 ¼” each, and the blocks are set on point.

An exquisite red, white and green quilt made extra special by its diminutive size it would be perfect as a wall hanging year round or a decorative element for the winter holidays. In excellent condition and professionally hand washed by Betsey this little quilt can be sent to you on approval for viewing in your home.

Q8338 Turkey Red & Teal Blue Floral Applique
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Q8338 Turkey Red & Teal Blue Floral Applique
c.1845
82 x 90
Weston, NY
$2,900

A fabulous quilt by an extremely creative and talented needle artist, this piece was completed in the 1840’s, using solid Turkey red, a gorgeous solid teal blue, and white cottons. Each of the nine 21 x 26 inch rose sprig blocks has been appliqued and reverse appliqued using the tiniest of fine stitches almost invisible to the naked eye. Teal blue sashing 7/8 inch wide surrounds each block and also defines the beautiful three sided border. This 7 inch wide border contains unique urn and heart rose appliqués of the maker's design, all meticulously hand stitched and quilted.

The finely executed hand quilting includes outline and echo quilting inside the rose sprigs, and double line quilting throughout the body of the quilt. Each juncture of the sashing is also highlighted by a quilted floral medallion. Please click on the photo above to see the detail image. The backing is white cotton as is the separately applied 3/8 inch binding. An original textile masterpiece of unique design completely by hand and in excellent condition.

A fine addition to a collection this very early quilt can be used on a bed or hung on the wall as fine art. It has been professionally hand washed by Betsey and can be sent to you on approval for private viewing in your home. Web images cannot do justice to either the color or exquisite workmanship on this quilt.

CON LC Carolina Lily
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CON LC Carolina Lily
c.1860
87 x 90 (221 x 228.6 cm)
NY
$2,400

Festoon your home this holiday season with the perfect antique hand appliqued quilt for art on your wall, bed or decorating in general. In gorgeous solid Turkey red and overdyed green you just can’t get any more festive. 16 hand appliqued lilies dance among flower buds on a pristine white ground. Solid Turkey red jabots and bows circle the white border measuring 12 3/4 inches on the side borders and 10 inches top and bottom (quilt shown horizontally in photo). Finely done hand quilting consists of outline on each appliqué, 6, 7 and 8 petaled floral motifs in differing sizes and leaf filled trailing vines in the white background. The quilt has a white backing and is finished with a ¼ inch hand applied white binding.

This piece is extremely ordered and well planned but gives the impression of free spirited gaity, emphasized by the “scattering” of appliqued buds and the various sizes of the hand quilted multi-petaled flowers and free flowing leafy vines.

This lovely quilt would be the focal point of your holiday decorating or any time of year. Professionally hand washed by Betsey.

Q8540 Red and Green Sunflower with Holly Border
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Q8540 Red and Green Sunflower with Holly Border
c.1850
79 x 91 ( 200.7 x 231.1 cm)
Probably New York
$2,300

A fabulous antique quilt in red, white and green. This is a skillfully hand pieced and hand quilted example of a quilt style and color palette popular from 1835 to 1865. The solid overdyed green and Turkey red cotton sunflowers are 15 inches across, and have crosshatched centers and feather cabled outer perimeters. The body of the quilt is also crosshatched, with 6 inch feathered medallions interspersed between the sunflowers. A fanciful, hand appliqued vine border of alternating green leaves and red holly leaves creates a perfect frame for the symmetry of the pieced sunflower pattern. The binding is a hand applied Turkey red and the backing is white cotton. Professionally hand washed by Betsey. Please ask her for more details. This lovely quilt can be sent to you on approval for private viewing in your home.

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Email - betsey@rockymountainquilts.com
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York Village, Maine 03909

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