Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt Materials and Techniques: Cotton, Appliqued Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Sixteen blocks with alternating pink and blue plaid flowers with yellow centers and green stems on a white background. Diagonal quilting pattern. Border is quilted in a chain pattern. Exhibition History: Rothman Gallery, Spring 1993. 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.
93 x 104 inches
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