Friendship album quilt, 1840s, $21,000. This bedcover is known as a Baltimore album quilt because the design was popular in and around Baltimore during the 1840s and 1850s. Each block was made and signed by a different person and, when finished, was given as a gift. This was made in New London, PA, less than a half hour from Baltimore, and has the dates 1847, 1848, and 1849 written in ink in most of the quilt blocks. 83" x 82".