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Antique Quilt 4550 - "Ohio Star"
Lavender "Ohio Star" - possibly quilted in the 1930's
Embroidered on back "by Rebecca Truby 1892" (Mary Taylor's Great-great Grandmother) - note horses head and horse shoe calicos - excellent condition - 66" x 76"
$395
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Antique Quilt 4563 - "Hole in the Barn Door"
1920's blue & gold satin acetate "Hole in the Barn Door" by Mary Anne Bates of Hutchison, Kansas
Note Devil's Eye - nice quilting - stunning art - blue back - excellent condition - 69" x 84"
Priced Reduced - $299
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Antique Quilt 5163 - "Log Cabin"
"Log Cabin Light and Darks" Quilt.  Love those madder red calicos from  Northwood, New Hampshire.  WOW Design Graphic hard to find.  Tiny blue gingham back.  In the ditch quilting at 5 stitches per inch.  MINT UNWASHED UNUSED except for flawed outer brown strip that is discolored with three 1/8" holes.  78" x 78"
$595 SALE PRICE $499ND
     
Antique Quilt 5179 - "Court House Steps"
Wool "Log Cabin Court House Steps" from Springfield, Missouri.  Estate of 75 yr old Jean, made by her Grandmother.  Great brown, navy and red plaid back.  Incredible hand pieced 5/8" strips in 4" squares.  Dramatic, Rare and Desirable Art, especially for lawyers and judges. Some minor moth damage
68" x 75"  
$1,995
     
Antique Quilt 5400 - "Ocean Wave"
Green, brown and red "Ocean Wave" - Hand pieced, treadle quilted 1/2" diagonal. Daniel Ketchum bought 160 acres at 2nd & Kelly in Edmond, OK for $5000 in 1903 and moved family and livestock from Illinois on train with this quilt. His son Henry rode in freezing stock car with the animals. Bought from grandchildren Sue & Dick Whitman born and raised on farm in original homestead. They raised oats, wheat, cotton, hay sorghum, milked cows, fed chickens. Newspaper article with photos of them on farm & at Edmond High School in 1926. Fabulous art, colors and Ralph Lauren Country. Couple of splitting brown calicos, MINT UNWASHED otherwise excellent condition. 74" x 84"   
$695
     

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Antique Quilt 5469 - C1900 "Redwork"
With great Kate Greenaway figures. Nancy Britton Webb, born in 1836, married Elias Webb in 1852 in Benton, Ill. They raised 11 children. The 1877 flu epidemis killed 5 children and Elias died same year of food poisoning. In the Land Run of 1889, Nancy and 2 sons, Sam & Monroe came to OK and settled near Enid. After raising only sweet potatoes that first year, Nancy returned home. Three of the Webb daughters never married and were famous quilters featured in the Saturday Evening Post (
vintage family photos and hand written note included) with Mary's picture on the cover. Youngest son  on train to AZ for health stopped in OK and won lottery for homestead in 1901. He became a wild cat oil driller and discovered the Wagoner and Oolagah oil fields and later Nowata and Altover fields. His son Roy joined father's business near Tulsa. Quilts were purchased from Roy's grandaughter Sally Webb Carpenter White. The Carpenters were Amish from Ohio. Photo of the Saturday Evening Post cover included. Museum quality embroider and quilting in 1" crosshatch all over @ 9 st/in. Rebound, soft. very good 70" x 80"     $2000

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Antique Quilt 5530 - "1800s Broken Dishes"
In coveted Navy and white star calico from antique dealer Donna Brown's Nichols Hills exclusive estate in OKC. Great Borders. Diagonal, cross hatch and pinwheel quilting @ 6-7 st/in.I sold these navy and white quilts in the 1980's for $1000 each. Great buy I'm passing along.  Pencil Marks visible, washed once? Tiny staining, Excellent condition.72" x 76" $895
     
Antique Quilt - 5573
Early 1900's Soldier blue and white feathered or patriotic star quilt possibly made for WWI soldier from Guthrie, OK, lst territorial Capitol of Oklahoma. Entirely hand pieced. Beautiful museum quality feather wreath, triaglular, outline and diagonal quilting @ 10-11 st/in. Tiny fading otherwise Excellent Condition 73" x 81"     $995 (The lighter blue 1/8" strips are the original salvage that shold have been cut off before piecing.) 
     
Antique Quilt - 5574
1800's Navy and red and white shirting print Album quilt top newly quilted by 91 year old Opal Baum of Oklahoma City. New reproduction outer 2 borders added. Great graphic art and borders. Could be personalized by penning or embroidering your family names in the the center of each album block as was the custom in the late 1800s. Outline quilting @ 5 st/in. MINT Condition 84" x 86"    $595ND

     
Antique Quilt - 5583 
1871 dated Jacquard summer/winter double weave coverlet in rust, navy and ecru home spun wool and flax homemade vegetable dyes in Pennsylvania Dutch Tulip medallion octagonal tiles set with oak leaf blocks on point and floral undulating vine border with snowflake inner and outer thin borders and good fringe on bottom from estate of Jean Arlene (1932-2009) and Bob Harpster’s Nichols Hills Estate in Oklahoma City. Outstanding colors and design! Moth damage and staining shown in closeup 74" x 91"  $2950
 Jean passed away in March and was survived by brother George & Lucille Harpster, Ponca City,Brian & Louise Harpster of Bentonville, AR and Val & Margaret Brewer of Tulsa. Jean’s great uncle (?) George Beidler and his 11 year old son Chase left family and friends in their hometown of Middletown, Pennsylvania on the Santa Fe train to come to the frontier army outpost of what is now Oklahoma City before the 1889 Land Run as the first Postmaster appointed by President Harrison. They bought an old Sooner Log Cabin for $5 and moved it fifty yards west of the railroad at Main and Grand. His wife had made a huge U.S. flag to fly over the first Post Office. They hammered together long boards for a table to sort the mail, which doubled as their bed. They opened for business five days before the run. Because of the avalanche of mail, they delivered the mail by calling names and dumped papers on the floor for patrons to sort through. They built a new three-story brick building at 111 N. Broadway, the finest building in town and is still standing. George was elected the City Registrar of Deeds.
George served four years in the Civil War as First Lieutenant of the 106th Illinois Infantry and was active in the Grand Army of the Republic. He died in 1921 at age 79, survived by his son Chase and daughter Bernice (Mrs. Frank M. Hughes) 
George’s son Chase helped him in the post office until he became a clerk in the Oklahoma City Abstract office in the early 1900’s . Because he tired of copying documents by hand, he patented the idea and process of photographing documents and founded the Rectigraph Company in 1906 which he moved to Rochester, NY. He was so suspicious of people stealing his emulsion formula for coating photo copy papers, that he carried the data in his head and insisted on mixing it himself. A bit eccentric, Chase was often mistaken for the janitor in his shabby clothes. His employees loved him because he believed all work should cease at 3:00 p.m. He himself worked seven days a week and took no vacation. He designed and built his own airplane but never got the nerve to fly it, instead just taxied it around a vacant field. He hired a pilot to fly it. He sold his business and patent three years later to Haloid Co, which is now Xerox.
     
Antique Quilts- 5603 Pinwheel four patch
On point quilt signed and dated on back "TL age 21, 1889 MMH age 78" or 28"? Possibly Mennonite from Findley, Ohio. "Sheeting" printed on backing. Staright line quilting @ 5 st/in MINT condition 74" x 84"      $397

 

     
Antique Quilts 5645
1917 Tobacco Flannel Flags Newly quilted by 92 year old Opal Baum, Oklahoma City with cable and outline quilting @ 5 st/in. Historic WWI tobacco company give-away premiums that were saved by women to make into quilts. 36" x 64" MINT Condition    $495

 

 

     
civil war rosebud quilt Antique Quilt 5772
Rose Wreath Quilt from Ernest & Joy Ansley’s estate on Blue Stem Lake in Oklahoma City.
Outline and double shell quilting @ 7-8 st/in Poor condition with fabric splitting out along center fold and bottom edge which has been mostly restored. New binding. 68x90 $995ND
All proceeds go to Grace Rescue Mission
Joy Ansley's great great grandmother Sarah Catherine “Kate” Allman was born October 31 1839 in Chattooga Co., Georgia to parents: Nelson A. Allman and Nancy Chambers married in 1827 in Haywood Co. NC. Kate married Stephen H. Alexander August 1865 in Chatotooga Co., GA. They moved to a farm four miles from Minlow,Georgia in Cherokee CO, Alabama and had a son Robert Hastings Alexander born on December l, 1874. He married Tenia Owings December 21, 1899 in the home of her parents in Walker County, Georgia. Both are buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Oklahoma City.
Kate and her mother made this Rose Wreath quilt for Robert Hastings Alexander in 1887 and quilted his initials and the date as part of the quilt.Their farm house was the only house not burned by the Yankees because they fed the soldiers on Sherman's March to Atlanta. One rambunctious soldier entered the house swinging his sword and broke the glass in the door of a cupboard on the porch and cut a chunk of wood out of the cupboard. Joy Ansley (82) still has that cupboard in her apartment at Epworth Villa in Oklahoma City. I recently purchased this Civil War quilt along with another Rose Wreath quilt dated 1887 made for their son Robert Hastings Alexander with his initials on it.
After Kate's husband died in June 1907, Kate sold the farm and moved into Menlo, Georgia with her daughter Anna. The farm home and town home are still standing. Son Robert opened a two story general store in Menlo and sold groceries, fabric, dry goods, household items and furniture on the bottom floor and caskets upstairs. When Robert's son was a senior in high school, Robert sold his store and invested everything with his cousin who came to Oklahoma to drill an oil well. Unfortunately, it was a dry well and they lost everything. They sold their big fine home in 1919 and moved to Oklahoma City. claiming the children would get a better education. If truth be known, he was embarrassed to admit to his friends in Menlo his mistake.
Joy can remember her Grandmother Tenia always having a quilt in the frame in their dining room in Oklahoma City. She had her quilt pieces organized in little stacks and unselfishly allowed Joy to play with the pieces. She taught Joy how to identify colors and place them to make a pretend quilt. During the Depression Tenia made quilts to sale along with fruit cakes at Christmastime. Joy got to help by picking up the persimmons that had fallen from the trees in a park in south Oklahoma City for the fruit cakes.
     
log cabin barn raising Antique Quilt 5776
Late 1800’s-1900s Log Cabin Barn Raising by grandmother of former mayor of Altus, OK, T. L. Gramling. Fabulous graphic art perfect for wall art. Great patriotic spirit. Diagonal quilting @ 7 st/in. Major fading has been partially and temporarily restored. Soft. No other problems. 62x72 $395
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trips_around_the_world Antique Quilt 5798
Trips Around the World early 1900s top quilted later. Hand pieced 1 1/2” square from Springfield, MO estate. Pale mauve back and binding, desirable and rare maroons and blues. Outline quilting @ 7 st/in. Bargain I’m passing along. Mint Unused condition 71x87 $295ND
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rose_appliqued_quilt Antique Quilt 5811
Mid 1800’s Whig or Democrat Rose Appliqued quilt from Barry Simms' Chickasaw Indian Family. Beautiful graphic art with swag and rose bud borders on three sides. Because these mid 1800 appliques are usually heavily quilted, it’s possible that  these Whig Rose Blocks were brought in the Trail of Tears from the South into Indian Territory and quilted later. Sparce Outline quilting @ 6 stitches/inch. 86" x 90" Washed  by me. Very Good-Excellent Condition 86" X 90"
$2950ND All proceeds feed needy children.

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Sbarry_simmsept. 6, 1931 - Oct. 3, 2011 OKLAHOMA CITY Barry Ray Simms, Attorney, died Oct. 3, 2011, in Okla. City of pleural effusion. He was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Lindsay, OK to Thomas K. and Irene Spencer Simms. His father became a rancher after a movie career as a stunt man. His mother was an original Chickasaw enrollee and school teacher. Barry was proud of his Chickasaw enrollment. In 2009 the Okla. Bar Assoc. honored him for 50 years of dedicated service. He received distinguished awards for his pro bono legal work and continued an active law practice until his death. Many thanks go to his clients for their loyalty and friendship. Barry had a zest for life. He was mischievous, energetic, bright, spontaneous, and an adventurer. Barry was a pilot and at age 79 started skydiving. Recently, he went to Dubai and flew a private plane into Iran for a client. He once crashed with his mother watching, stating she never worried again. Barry could be found exploring the Amazon, riding a camel in Egypt, relaxing in the Bahamas, or visting Las Vegas. He graduated Kemper Military Academy and served in the U.S. Army. He attended OSU, and received his law degree from OU. Barry supported many social and civil organizations such as the Registry, the Alliance, the Committee, the Arts Museum, Lyric, and Philharmonic. He was known for his July 4th hot dog parties. He had 27 years of sobriety and believed one day at a time. Barry was a Mason, a Democrat, and a Baptist.
     (Whig & Democrat Rose) patterns became popular when the Democrat and Whig parties were vying for presidency in the early 1830s-1850s. Before women could vote, they voiced their political choices through the  quilt pattern they made for their husband and guests to sleep beneath?
Most families lived in homes that had a main room with a cooking hearth. Off to one side a room was added for the parents bedroom and the loft provided a space for the rest of the family to sleep. Sometimes the youngest children or elderly members slept in the main living area which held the “large good bed.” This was the guest bed and usually was a trundle bed where visiting friends and family slept. Also travelers would stop at a home on the main roads and ask to stay the night because there were few inns. The travelers would pay for their lodgings and bring news from other towns.Women took pride in showing off and displaying her needle skills and talents on the good bed with the best feather ticks, linens and quilts. Enterprising ladies would place a sign on the main roads to invite travelers to their homes in order to supplement their families’ income.
     Elections were held in early May after the roads were passable or in early November before winter weather and when they didn’t interfere with planting and harvesting crops. Voters traveled long distances to the polling places and arrived early enough to take part in the electioneering. Everyone who had a room for guests would open their homes up to the voters. Sometimes these homes would have quilts displayed to express political support for a party. Quilts made from new fabrics were an expensive luxury in the first half of the 19th century. All the fashions leaders were the wealthy ladies who had time to make fine appliquéd quilts. Most wealthy families supported the Whig Party and expressed it with a Whig Rose quilt pattern. Traditionally it was made in madder red, pink, chrome yellow and green on white muslin. The quilters also made a version of the Whig Rose pattern that they called the Democratic Rose that was less elaborate and more folk arty and the pink sometimes would have been replaced with cheddar orange or peach like this quilt.
    Being such a beautiful appliqué pattern, many ladies even in rural areas made a version of this quilt to decorate their homes following the fashion of the time. The pattern also supported the Whig Party platform to build public schools and normal schools to train women teachers to educate children to build a better economy for the country. Public schools were a radical new idea in education that would have appealed to mothers.
     Indians used lots of orange in their quilts and quilts were part of their heritage, especially the star quilts which were used as giveaways anytime a baby was born or someone died and any event in between. The brides all made at least 1 quilt to take into their new homes for partitions or as shelters in ceremonial events and worn by healers. The Chickasaw Indians came from MISS, KY, Al & TN in 1837 in the Trail of Tears to south central OK. Known as the “unconquered and unconquerable” the Chickasaw Nation’s Mounted Regiment fought in the Civil War and became successful farmers and ranchers and built the first schools, banks and businesses in Indian Territory.
     
5815_crazy_doll_quilt Antique Quilt 5815
Late 1800’s Rare Crazy Doll Quilt by Lillie Johnson’s grandmother in Polk, NE. Velvet and silk with gorgeous embroidered embellishment with pink cotton back. Doll quilts are rare and highly collectible. Great to frame as wall art. 23 1/2 x 30 Excellent except for tiny snag in corner. $295
     
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Navy and Whit Irish Chain Rachel Dorinda Bennett, Lora Jean Wohlford’s great grandmother. Lora’s father Merle Ogelbee was born in 1893 and Merles mom was born in 1850, So her great grandmother was probably born in 1920-30. Note attached says the quilt was appraised in 1993 for over $1500 and probably made in the early 1800’s. Beautiful feather wreath and double cross quilting @ 10 st/in with 1 1/2” hand pieced squares. Bought from Lora and Ted’s Belle Isle home in Oklahoma City. Museum quality. Tiny storage stains along fold lines. Washed once with quilting lines still clearly visible. Excellent/mint unused condition. 63x74 $995ND
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5855_friendship_quilt_small.jpg Antique Quilt 5855
Friendship Quilt dated 1924 by Maudie Osteen for her son’s birth and signed by: Mrs Clark, Ina Cordum, Fay, Trilby Jacobs, Edith Smallwood, Roy & Vivian, Rosa Clements, Bethel, Charley & Edna, Grace Cagel, Grandma Cordum, Father & Mother Page, George, George Ernest & Zephie, July 22, 1924 Papa & Mamma, Grandma & Grandpa, Nola & Mrs. Bowlware, Mary, Clarice, Jeff, Bobbie, Clark & Yvonne, CDM, Ruth, Jule B, Ms. Smallwood, Lona Logs, Hazel Smallwood, Lorena, Ruby Wofford, Gusaie, Retta Creswell, Ruth. Photos included of great granddaughter holding an Indian Territory Homestead Certificate and Wedding Certificate of Maudie Cordum Osteen  married in 1898 in Ardmore IT and a 1908 newspaper clipping of women on Washita River at a wood chopping contest. Story included in “Heavenly Patchwork II—Quilt Stories to Warm Your Heart.” Free book included. Checkerboard quilting @ 6 st/in with great embroidered flowers and names. Excellent 67x84 $295
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5866_whigs_defeat_small.jpg Antique Quilt 5866
Indigo and white Whigs Defeat from Oklahoma City estate of three generations (Edva V. Palmer 1889-1973, Marian C. Nemah Palmer 1907-2005 and Josephine Palmer-Wylie 1931-2010.) The Palmers came from KY in Land Run of 1889 as founding citizens in Okfuskee County, Indian Territory now Okemah, OK. They owned the big brick mansion up on the hill Woody Guthrie their contemporary (1912-1967) also from Okemah referred to as the Commies’ mansion on the hill. Photo and obituary of Josephine included. Genealogy and more history to come. This pattern dates back to 1844 when Henry Clay of the Whig Party was defeated by Democrat James Polk.Indigo polka dot and flower calico that looks like the voice search icon on an Iphone.

Quilted in the one corner is a pair of hands with names (not deciphered yet) in middle and a double heart probably the husband and wife’s names. In the other 3 corners are hands with names in two of them possibly for their children and no name in the third maybe for baby yet to come. Museum quality 3/8” and 1/2” cross hatch, 1/2” diagonal, outline quilting @ incredible 12 st/in. One 4” tear inside the binding. One 2 1/4 split, storage stains, little fading, couple of tiny splits and pin holes along binding. Block in the worst condition and staining is shown in closeup. Otherwise Very Good Condition. 81x81 $5000. 100% goes to Cross and Crown Ministry or food charity of your choice.

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5868_crazy_log_cabin_small.jpg Antique Quilt 5868
1888 Dated Crazy Log Cabin Quilt of silk, velvet and brocade. Combination of two popular patterns with beautiful intricate embroidery embellishment with Kate Greenaway figures by Elizabeth Milberg possibly for her wedding. Elizabeth was a quite a character--an outspoken Minnesota farm woman. Backing in soft rosey burgandy silk quilted in the ditch. Great bargain I’m passing along. A few shattered and weak silk tiny pieces. Otherwise Very Good Condition. 69x69 $495ND
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5872_mennonite_t_quartette_small.jpg Antique Quilt 5872
Late 1800’s Pennsylvania Mennonite T Quartette similar to Irish Puzzle Quilt in great navy star and kay pattern shirting prints. Nice sashings and borders frame this graphic textile like a work of art. Museum quality double cable and zigzag quilting @ 8-10 st/in. Minor staining. Excellent condition 88x88” $895ND
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5901_rocky_glen_small.jpg Antique Quilt 5901
Rocky Glen or Little Saw Tooth from Erline Smith’s Edmond, OK estate. If quilts could talk, this one would probably tell of our courageous pioneer women clearing their rocky homestead with horse or ox drawn plow to plant a garden or crop, Rich early brown and madder calicos from the 1870’s Shell or dinner plate quilting @ 6-7 st/in. Needs a bath. Upon inspection under a microscope, a few of the browns show the beginning of weakness from the dyes. Otherwise excellent condition. 63x80 $395
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5995_ocean_wave_small.jpg Antique Quilt 5995
Museum Quality Ocean Wave with hand written card attached “The Ringgenberg Scroll made by Louisa Ringgenberg, grandmother of Carolyn Brown between 1895 and 1915 when Louisa had charge of the quilting for Trinity Evangelical Reformed Church of Canton, Ohio. Brought to OK in 1940 by Carolyn” (when the owner of John A Brown Department Stores died suddenly of a heart attack and his widow Della requested John’s brother (Carolyn’s husband) come to help manage the store in downtown Oklahoma City. Fabulous 1/2” crosshatch, feather wreath and undulating feather hand quilting @10 st/in. Pencil quilting lines still visible. Excellent Condition 71x72”
$2977 Write your check to your favorite charity and take the tax deduction.

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Photos and stories of Louisa and family, homes and the iconic Brown’s Department Stores are included. John A. Brown was an Oklahoma-based department store chain. begun in 1915 led by John A.  Brown as VP when the Rorabaugh Company acquired Brock's Dry Goods in Oklahoma City, and soon changed its name to Rorabaugh-Brown Dry Goods Co . They also operated successful businesses in Wichita, Hutchinson and Emporia, KS, Guthrie, OK & Decatur, ILL .

The store's original location was in downtown Oklahoma City,  bounded by Harvey and Robinson on the west and east, and Park and Main on the north and south. It opened in the 1930s. The company also operated many other stores throughout Oklahoma at Campus Corner in Norman, Capitol Hill, Quail Springs Mall, Penn Square Mall, and Crossroads Mall in Oklahoma City, as well as Woodland Hills Mall, Utica Square Mall and Promenade Mall in Tulsa.

A.O. Rorabaugh's interest was then acquired by John A. Brown and John H. Dunkin, and the Oklahoma City store then truly became Brown's, "John A. Brown's Department Store." The Rorabaugh interest included a store in Guthrie, "Brown Dry Goods." John A. Brown was a cousin of Kansan O.A. Rorabaugh. John's wife, Della Dunkin Brown, was a sister to John H. Duncan. The Brown-Duncan family came to own and operate the state's finest department. Born near Canton, Ohio, in 1878, John in 1900  moved to Emporia, Kansas, where his cousin, O.A. Rorabaugh, had a small mercantile business, and John began working there as a window trimmer. In Kansas, he got a year of college at Baldwin's Baker University and then returned to Emporia to work in the Rorabaugh store until 1907. While in Guthrie, John A Brown married Della Duncan. After the Browns moved to Oklahoma City, they had two principal elegant residences: 301 N.W. 18th in Heritage Hills pictured, and a 12,000 square foot Spanish Mansion on ten acres at 1601 Guilford Lane, Nichols Hills. Fear fueled with rumors of kidnapping John A Brown in 1933, turned Della into a recluse. She never received credit for her many civic and charitable contributions anonymously given.

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While on a trip with his wife, John A. Brown died unexpectedly from heart failure on January 25, 1940, in Rochester, Minnesota. After his death, Della (who was always very active in the business) assumed the management of the store, a role which she retained until her own death in 1967. Also during Della’s tenure, plans were announced for what would become Penn Square Mall in 1955 and Brown's, along with Montgomery Wards, were to be the center's initial anchor tenants. Downtown Civil Rights sit-ins in John A Brown’s began in earnest in 1958 and continued without cessation until June 23, 1961-- the longest single sit-in campaign in the nation. The sit-in was resolved after Brown’s agreed to end bias in the lunchroom, soda fountains, and rest rooms throughout the store.

Della died at 84 years of age. An April 25, 1967, Oklahoman article reported that:  With 1,300 employees, the company ranked as the eighth largest employer in Oklahoma City in a January survey. "Her will placed control of the stores in the hands of two long-time employees, the company lawyer and tax accountant," and it would be up to them to determine Brown's downtown future.

John A. Brown Company sold to Dayton Hudson Corp., a Minneapolis retailer. The store's family name, as well as the John A. Brown Company legacy, came to a final end when Dayton Hudson sold the John A. Brown's properties to Dillards Department Stores, Arkansas, in 1984.

     
6121_feathered_star_small.jpg Antique Quilt 6121
Feathered Star Museum Quality Quilt passed down from Ona McClain born in 1889 and died in 1976 married to Robert born in 1867. They moved from Texas to Enid, Ok and to Oklahoma City. Ona gave her family quilt to her sister-in-law Bonnie Wilkerson who passed it down to her daughter Virgie Pipher Payne George who lived in the same house 50 years just north of the Western Heritage and Cowboy Museum. This was possibly Ona’s grandmother’s wedding quilt made 1850-1900. Bound in watermelon rose calico. Postage size hand piecing. Undulating feather and diagonal hand quilting @ 11-13 st/in. Five of the stars’ red centers are fragile with a couple of holes, major fading. 80x95 $3000- Sale price $1950.

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6148_brick_wall_small.jpg Antique Quilt 6148
Early 1900s Brick Wall or Herringbone Quilt. Great red, blue and white calicos—very desirable and rare to find from Springfield, MO estate. Baptist Fan hand quilting @ 5 st/in Staining on back. Otherwise mint condition 72x82
MINT $387

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6149_log_cabin_small.jpg Antique Quilt 6149
Early 1900s Log Cabin Barn Raising Quilt with incredible 1/2” logs from Tontitown, Arkansas. Fabulous Graphic Art. Hand Quilting @ 5 st/in 72x72 $497

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6179_nine_patch_small.jpg Antique Quilt 6179
Early 1900’s Nine Patch on Point with fabulous pieced sashings and borders in desirable and rare to find reds and navy’s from Full Colonel Lawrence Willoughby’s Midwest City estate. Postage stamp size piecing on 9 patch & Baptist Fan hand quilting @ 7 st/in Excellent condition 68x82” $479

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