Pieced comforter, Baby block pattern (quilt)
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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Cotton, Pieced and Quilted. Physical Description: It is a baby block pattern, predominantly in browns. It has a brown with flowers cotton border. The baby block pattern is cotton. The back is cotton paisley with red twine ties in alternating rows. Exhibition History: n/a. Collections or Donor: Gift Of Robert L. Schaeffer, 1987. It is said that Schaeffer (American 1918-2001), an avid collector of American folk art, often crossed paths with the Duponts. The collection largely represents a narrow geographic region consisting of Pennsylvania German objects and was accumulated over four decades. Schaeffer purchased the quilt from Hattie Brunner in the 1970nulls. Brunner was one of the first Pennsylvania Germaan antique dealers in the United States.
67 x 72 inches