Pennsylvania Pieced Comforter, Baby Block Pattern
Classification: Building furnishing, bedding, quilt. Materials and Techniques: Cotton, pieced, quilted. Physical Description: Baby block or tumbling block pattern, predominantly in browns. The back is a cotton paisley print with red twine ties in alternating rows. Exhibition history-This quilt is currently on permanent display in the Rothman Gallery at the Phillips Museum. Collection/Donor: RFrom the Robert L. Schaeffer Jr. Collection donated to the college in 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’s grandfather served on F&M’s Board of Trustees. The donor states that he purchased this quilt form Hattie Brunner (American1890-1982) in the 1970nulls. Hattie Brunner from Reinholds, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania was a folk art painter as well as one of the first antique dealers in Pennsylvania German Folk Art.
67 x 72 inches
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