Saturday, April 24, 2010

Finds at Urban Country

Urban Country Antiques is a go-to source for Southern California design lovers. These are just a few of the treasures you can find there.

Very bold African American Concentric Squares Work Clothes Quilt. Made from discarded work shirts by Eunice Taylor, Winston County, Alabama, Circa 1940.

African American abstract quilt. Attributed to Lucy Mooney Gees Bend, Alabama, Circa 1930-40. The Backing is made from 100 pound welfare sacks issued by the US Government.

1930's African American made double sided Memorial Quilt. Wonderful abstract wall hanging. Constructed from the work clothes of a loved one that had passed on. Also some strips of vintage ticking. Made by Annie Rogers, Creedmoor, NC Circa 1930. Late 19th Century collection of 7 early eel fishing gigs. All collected in the northeast by one person. Mostly hand forged iron. All on custom museum mounts.

American Early 20th Century colorful collection of vintage automobile and nautical air horns

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