Postage Stamp Quilt
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Classification:Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Cotton, pieced, sewn. Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Philadelphia Pavement pattern. Blue print border. Quilted in a grid pattern with chevron pattern in the border of the quilt. Backing of quilt is a blue floral pattern. Exhibition History: Rothman Gallery, F&M College, Spring 1993. 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. Robert L. Schaeffer, Jr. purchased quilt from Hatti Brunner (1890-1982), Antiques dealer from Reinholds, Pennsylvania in the 1950nulls.
76 x 79 inches
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