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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Variable Star
Mary Schafer
Flushing, Genesee County, MI
79 1/2" x 95 1/4"
Cotton with polyester filling
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This is a copy of a Wiscassett, Maine quilt. The stars are pieced with brown prints on an unbleached muslin background and the alternate blocks are a gold and brown floral print. The floral print was also used for the border, outlined with brown and white sawtooth piecing.

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


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