Flower Basket Quilt
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Classification:Building Furnishing,Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Cotton, pieced/sewn Style/Period/Movement:1930nulls Physical Description:Flower Basket pattern. The background is a white fabric. The inner border is a row of triangular shaped blue print fabric, with a large flower quilted in it. White sashing with pink squares surround each basket. The outter border is the same fabric as the sashing. The quilting in this piece follows the squares and triangles of the design. The sashing and border have a chain quilting pattern. The back is white. 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. The donor had a note with this quilt that stated, "Tag Susie Hollenbaugh c. 1960."
75 x 76 inches
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