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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Pieced cotton. Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: This quilt is a Sunburst or Marinernulls Compass variation. The quilting follows the appliqued pattern. It has green, red and yellow calico fabric alternating with a white block. The white block is quilted with one large flower. There is a white border quilted in a chain pattern. The back is white cotton. Exhibition History: Rothman Gallery, F&M College, PA, Autumn 1995, Spring 1996 and 1998. 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 1940nulls.
86 x90 inches
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