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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Lee's Rose and Buds
Mary Schafer
c. 1972
Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan
Cotton with Polyester Batting
81 x 100
MSUM# 1998:53.49
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

Although both women began their quilts from the same pattern, they each handled the pattern in their own unique way. Mary used bolder colors and created her own quilting designs. Mary also brought one of her signature borders to the quilt.

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