For those of you watching to see Dr. Lori PhD appraisal was higher or lower.
Thank you for your patience. I wanted it to be fair. Antique 1880's LeMoyne Eight point -Antique Star: The 8 point stuffed star is settled in a quilted box. Calico colors material This Quilt is over 140+ years old and simply beautiful.
This quilt is hand stitched every piece every star, the backing, the edges. The handiwork has 120 stars, 24 need reinforce/mended in various degress. Surface wear, no tears, just held tight.
None have worn thru to the solid ivory colored back panel.. Wear on stars is consistent with age.
This quilt is a masterpiece. I have yet to see one so beautiful and in tight condition.It is not a coverlet. It is the real deal should be in a museum. With Civil war quilts, colors use dyes mutted brown, muted red, pink, green, beige Dr. D , the appraiser has said dyes during 1800's were the mentioned above. This helps date the quilt. Today, studying with Civil war quilts has put this quilt into civil war quilt level. Lori to get certification of authenticity.
I Sent the required paperwork and photos in. Can wait for the appraisal.
Depending on her work load. The item "Antique LeMoyne Star 8-point in Box Quilt 140+ years old. Stars are stuffed" is in sale since Friday, December 18, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts". The seller is "kidiaskorner" and is located in Provo, Utah.
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