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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection


Sunshine & Shadows
Mary Schafer
Flushing, Genesee County, MI
1977
83" x 83"
Cotton/polyester with polyester filling
1998.053.102
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This is an exact rendition of a Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Amish quilt. It is quilted with black thread. The purple borders are quilted with a dramatic fiddle-head fern design copied from an old Amish quilt.

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



 


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