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Dunkard's Bear Paw
A. Duncle
Morrison's Cover, Bedord County, Pennsylvania
c1865
74" x 76"
Cotton
MSU Museum Accession 2007:107.7
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved by MSU Museum

This quilt was made by a member of the Dunkard, or Church of the Brethren religion. This is a Pennsylvania Dutch sect who believe in baptism by immersion in a flowing river.




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