Four Patch and One Patch Quilt
Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Pieced cotton. Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Each block has a deep pink calico square in the four corners. The center block has four 1/4 block pattern, two of the same pink and two with blue xnulls. The alternating blocks have a blue cross pattern. The border has two bands, one the same print with the blue xnulls the other the same pink fabric. The quilting follows the pattern. The back is printed tan cotton. Exhibition History: Rothman Gallery, F&M College, PA, Fall 1994. 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 1970nulls.
80 x 71 inches
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