Getting An Appraisal

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Get an appraisal for any quilt that you especially value

The appraiser should be someone who has been specifically trained for appraising quilts. Ask for a resume of their qualifications if you are not sure of their expertise. If you ever experience the heartbreak of losing a quilt through neglect, theft or a disaster like a fire, you at least have a chance of being compensated for your loss if you have insurance and a quilt appraisal. Here are a few sources that may help you.

Update your appraisals every three years

Insurance companies will want to see a current appraisal if it is ever necessary to establish the value of your quilt.


Getting An Appraisal — 4 Comments

  1. I live in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada and would like to get 2 of my quilts appraised can you send me information where I could get this done out here.

    Thank you.

  2. I’m not familiar with Canadian appraisers, but maybe one of the appraisers in a close-by US state would know.

  3. I have 3 YoYo Coverlets (1 double bed size and 2 twin or crib size) and would like to have them appraised. I live in CT. Who do I go to?