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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Bear's Paw
Adellan Penoyer and Mary Schafer
Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan
c1900 (top), c1975
81" x 98"
Cotton with polyester filling
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

The Penoyers were one of the first families to settle in the Flushing area. This blue and white cotton quilt was tied. Mary restored the quilt, using the back to add the border, and quilted it.

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


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