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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection


Bars
Maker Unknown
Lancaster County, PA
c1920
77” x 87”
Wool top, cotton back, with wool filling
1998:53.6
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

The bars are dark blue and purple. The border is red with a wide dark green outer border, bound with medium green. The border is cable quilted on the red with baskets on the dark green and wreaths in the corners. The center is quilted with diagonal crosses and leaf sprays. The back is brown print.

By Gwen Marston from The Mary Schafer Quilt Collection exhibit catalog.



 


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