Who is Julie Silber?
Julie Silber Quilts provides an exceptional range of quilt related services to museums, collectors, dealers, individuals, and quilt guilds. We specializes in buying, selling and appraising antique quilts made between 1780 and 1950. We also offer antique quilt “exhibition packages” for museums and quilt events. Our exhibitions have enjoyed both critical and popular acclaim, nationally and internationally.
We offer formal, written appraisals for insurance, donation, or retail purposes, as well as simple verbal appraisals. Julie is a well known, acknowledged expert in the field of appraising antique and vintage quilts.
Julie Silber is one of the world’s most respected quilt experts. She has been selling antique quilts to museums, businesses, and individuals since 1968. Julie was the curator of the world renowned Esprit Quilt Collection in San Francisco and is the co-author of the critically acclaimed books, Hearts and Hands and Amish: The Art of the Quilt. She has curated two of the most respected quilt exhibitions of modern times — those at The Oakland Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.