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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection


Pyramids
Matilda Vary, piecer, Mary Schafer, finishing
Ida Pullum, quilter
Top c. 1876, Finishing 1980
Ceresco, Calhoun County, Michigan and Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan
Cotton with polyester batting
83 x 98
MSUM# 1998:53.78
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

Within the Pyramids quilt, one can find Centennial fabrics. These were patriotic fabrics created to commemorate the 1876 Centennial.

 

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