Pieced Pastel Star (Lone Star)
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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Cotton, Pieced Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Calico fabrics in blue, yellow, black, pink, green calico fabrics on yellow calico background. With four small stars in each corner and four smaller 1/2 stars in the middle of each side. Quilted in a chain quilting pattern in the borders. Grid quilting pattern in the background. The backing is blue calico fabric. Smaller stars are hand appliqued on quilt top. Exhibition History: Rothman Gallery, Fall 1992 Collection or Donor:Collections 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.
80 x 84 inches
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