White Wholecloth Quilt
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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: White cotton. Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: This piece is a white whole-cloth cotton quilt with a central square medallion motif. The border has a feathered undulating quilting design. The back is white. Exhibition History: 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.
73 x 73 inches
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