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Full Blown Tulip
Member of the Parshall family
Saginaw County, Michigan
1850
71 7/8" x 78 1/8"
Cotton with cotton filling
1998:53.40
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This pattern requires expert needlework as the piecing is demanding. It is hard to discern tulips in this crown-like pattern. The pattern must have been inspired by looking directly down on a completely opend tulip. Rose and green cotton prints.

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


 


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