One Patch Quilt (Pink Block-Pieced)
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Classification: Materials and Techniques: Cotton, pieced Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: One patch blocks alternating in pink and white calico fabric. Border is white with a stripe. Quilting along edge of each block with leaf design quilted in center of each block. Border quilted in a chain pattern. Back is white and binding is pink calico. 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 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.
72 x 85 inches
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