Shaft Woven Coverlet
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Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Cotton warp & Wool weft. Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: This coverlet is predominantly navy blue and rust stripe with green accents. There is a center seam. In the navy blue field is a white flower with two flower-like shapes in green and rust wool. It has point work weave structure. The side fringe is an extension of the weft fibers. The bottom fringe is the warp. The condition of this coverlet is fairly good. The center seam is coming apart at the bottom, where the white fringe is. It is coming unwoven at several places, two sections are particularly bad since they are unraveling in the design. It is a Pennsylvania Dutch coverlet. Exhibition History: Winter 1994, 1997, 1998, Rothman Gallery, F&M College, Lancaster, PA. Oral Traditions Quilt Symposium. "Pennsylvania Treasure Trove," Dana Room, F&M College, Lancaster, PA, June 15-17, 1990. 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.
75 x 90 inches
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