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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Grapes and Vines
Mary Schafer
c. 1972
Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan
Cotton with Polyester Batting
88 x 98
MSUM# 1998:53.43
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

Mary Schafer’s “Grapes and Vines” is patterned after a quilt pictured in Marie Webster’s classic 1915 book, Quilts. The intricate appliqué design was a trademark of Webster’s work. Mary received the pattern from the estate of Betty Harriman in 1971.

Marie Websters's Grapes and Vines

Mary's prize ribbons for Grapes and Vines.

Mary's pattern for Grapes and Vines

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