Green Calico Block Pattern (Bear Paw)
Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Pieced Cotton Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Each block is quilted in diagonal lines. The alternating white blocks are quilted with a feathered leaf. There are a total of 36 green blocks, containing two types of green calico fabric. There are dealer marks on the back: RATt/IUtt Exhibition History: Rothman Gallery, Franklin & Marshall College, Spring and Autumn 1995 and Autumn 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.
85 x 100 inches