Lone Star Quilt with White Calico Background
Classification: Materials and Techniques: Building Furnishing, bedding, quilt Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Lone Star quilt has various shades of red, blue, green and yellow on a white calico background. Quilting follows the diamond patches and the background is quilted in a grid pattern. Backing fabric is green, red, and black stripe. Exhibition History: 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. The donor states that he purchased this quilt form Hattie Brunner (American1890-1982) in the 1940nulls. 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.
84 x 84 inches
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