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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Washington Plume
Mary Schafer
Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan
Cotton with cotton batting
96 x 96
MSUM# 1998:53.110
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This is a new reproduction of a quilt presented to the Mt. Vernon Ladies Association in 1886 which is still housed there. It is an example of an 18th century Medallion quilt with a center plume accompanied by a series of borders.

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

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