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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Colonial Basket
Maker of the blocks unknown, blocks collected by Betty Harriman and completed by Mary Schafer
Provenance unknown
1880-1910 (blocks), c1974 (finishing)
78 ½” x 93”
Cotton with polyester filling
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

The blocks were collected by Betty Harriman. Mary Schafer set the blocks together, added the border and completed the quilt.

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


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