Floral (Daisy) and Orange Peel Pattern
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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Pieced Cotton. Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Pale orange daisy with orange peel pattern, in alternating squares on a white background. The border is white with quilting. The quilt top quilting follows the pieced pattern. The back of the quilt is white. Exhibition History: Rothman Gallery, F&M College, PA, 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 1960nulls.
69 x 79 inches