Pieced Log Cabin Quilt
Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt Materials and Techniques: Wool Chalis, pieced Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Log cabin in a Barn Raising pattern. Back is pieced with brown cotton fabric. Exhibition History: Dana Room, F&M College "Pennsylvania Treasures" March 29th-April 13, 1989. Rothman Gallery, Fall 1992, Spring 1997. 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.
75 x 77 inches
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