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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection


Poppy
Maker Unknown
West Chester, PA
c1850-75
78 3/4" x 77 1/4"
Cotton with cotton filling
1998:53.76
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

The simple floral appliqué is augmented by the leaf cluster set at the corners of the joined blocks. Fine quilting is an outstanding feature of this quilt.

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



 


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