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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt Materials and Techniques: Satins and Silks pieced using crazy quilt method. Style/Period/Movement: Victorian Period Style. Physical Description: Nine blocks. Fabrics are silks, many are taffeta ribbons. Border is deep pink and yellow-gold satin. Embroideyr stitches over seams. Backing is pink and gray stripe silk. Quilting in grid pattern on back only. Blanket stitching on outside border. Exhibition History: Exhibited in Rothman Gallery-Fall 1993, Fall 1996, and Spring 1997. Collection or Donor:From 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.
65 x 65 inches
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