Trip Around the World
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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Cotton, Pieced. Style/Period/Movement: Cotton, Pieced. Physical Description: Border is a blue calico. Quilted in a large grid pattern. The piece is backed with two types of striped cotton fabric. Exhibition History: Rothman Gallery, Fall 1993, Fall 1997, Fall 1999. 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. The donor states that he purchased this quilt form Hattie Brunner (American1890-1982) in the 1950nulls. 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.
69 x 71 inches
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