Antique / Vintage Victorian Crazy Quilt Velvet Silk Spectacular Embroidery For Sale
This sale is for a spectacular antique Victorian crazy quilt that was made in the nineteenth century, sometime in the mid-to-late 1800's. The quilt features skillful and extensive embroidery and clever piecing with an ennate sense of style. Some of the silk pieces look like they've been painted. This piece is 62-1/2" long by 46+" wide. The quilt is backed witha sturdy medium blue fabric. There were twohand-written notes attached to the back which have since fallen apart. The bottom onestated: MyGrandmother's, Mrs. Chas. P. Cleaveland. The second note stated: Belonged toGrandmother Cleaveland, great-grandmother of Jim and Bill,Might be of interest to a Art Museum or Historical Society,1/24/66. According tothe "Washington Herald, August 05, 1912, Mrs. Charles P. Cleaveland (of Baltimore) was asociety maven prominant in politics and court circles.
TheVictorian crazy quilt is in good original condition.There are eight shattered pieces, four of which are small. A few of the pieceshave light to moderate stains. I have not attempted to clean this piece and will leave that for a professional.Some areason the edges are worn. Please refer to the photosand don'twait until the last day to ask any questions you may
At the close of the sale, we will email an invoice to you. Please wait for the invery voiceto arrive as the actual postage may vary from the estimated charge.Insurance will be included with the shipping and handling. Payment is required within three (3) days of the sale close unless you email us with other arrangements. We ship via USPS Priority Mail within two working days after payment is received.Oversize boxes may be shipped via UPS.
Return Policy: Please note that while we describe our sale items to the best of our ability, we are not experts in every item category. If the item differs from our description, please email us upon receipt explaining the discrepancy. We will email you andprovide instructions forreturningthe item. The item must be returned in its original condition.
If you are located in California, we will charge the local sales tax rate of 7.75%. If you have a valid California resale number, you must supply a properly filled out resale card before we can omit sales tax from our invoice.If you have any questions, feel free to email us before offerding and please don't wait until the last minute. We are not online all the time. If you have any problems with the sale or our item(s), we will definitely work to resolve the problem with you.
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