Needlework, Satin Stitch Quilt
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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Embroidered and pieced cotton. Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: Inscriptions: "Goodluck", KES, 1931 There are nine embroidered panels of various flower and bird motifs. Colored threads were used. The lower left panel has a horse shoe and "Goodluck Luck" in it. There are pink, quilted strips around the panels. The border and backing are white fabric, and it is quilted. The quilting is done over the embroidery. The back 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.
74 x 79 inches
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