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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Sunflower or Sunburst
Maker Unknown
Provenance unknown
c. 1875
79" x 96"
Cotton with cotton filling
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

The appliqué is blue and white dotted cotton on a white background. The additional appliques at the joined corners of the blocks and on the border, together with the quilting designs add much to this charming quilt.

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


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