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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Star and Cross
Maker of the blocks unknown, finisher Mary Schafer
Provenance unknown
c1850 (top), c1960-70 (finishing)
82" x 100"
Cotton with polyester filling
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

Mary's first attempt at working with antique fabrics shows her aesthetic as much as the original's maker's.

By Gwen Marston and Joe Cunningham from Mary Schafer and Her Quilts.


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