|Description||Classification: Building Furnishings, Bedding, Quilt. Materials and Techniques: Cotton and Wool warp and Wool weft. Style/Period/Movement: Physical Description: This shaft woven coverlet is light/navy blue and white. It is a snowflake pattern with a pine tree border on three sides. It has a center seam. Only one side has fringe; it is a warp fringe on the bottom. Exhibition History: Dana Room, F&M College, Lancaster, PA, March 29-April 13, 1989, "Pennsylvania Treasures".
Oral Traditions Quilt Symposium, "Pennsylvania Treasure-Trove" Dana Room, 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 in the 1950nulls.||en