|The Reconciliation Quilt:
Portrait of an Era
After the bidding stopped at Sotheby's auction house in New York one fateful day in October 1991, there could be no doubt that everyone present had witnessed history in the making. For on that day, collectors Kate and Joel Kopp paid the highest auction price ever recorded for an antique quilt—a whopping $264,000!
See the October/November 2013 issue to read the full article.