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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection


Mrs. Ewer's Tulip
Maker Unknown
Pennsylvania
c1850-75
83" x 85"
Cotton with cotton filling
1998:53.62
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

The name "Ellie" is quilted into this quilt. The naive quality of the block design and colors is an almost primitive treatment of this tulip pattern.

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



 


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