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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Good Fortune
Unknown and Mary Schafer
Provenance unknown
1915-1920 (top)
79 3/4" x 91 3/4"
Cotton with polyester filling
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

The top was collected in Flint, and completed by Mary. This design was a favorite Egyptian design and was popular among American Indians. It was symbol for goodness.

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


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