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Amish School Teacher's Quilt
Students of an Amish schoolteacher
Conawanto Valley, New York
1936
68" x 68"
Cotton
MSU Museum Accession 2007:107.22
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved by MSU Museum

Amish one-room schools still have the custom of giving a special utilitarian gift to their teacher. Embroidered on the blocks are the intials and ages of the students.

Left to right:
Row 1: S.M.S. 13; E.A.M. 12; M.M.S. 8; R.N.S. 11; L.N.S. 17.
Row 2: F.M.S. 10; E.J.S. 7; J.J.Y. 6; L.N.S. 9; J.L.S. 15.
Row 3: V.A.M. 8; M.A.S. 8; U.M.Y. 12; F.M.Y. 17; E.A.M. 11.
Row 4: A.L.S. 7; L.M.Y. 17; E.A.S. 18; E.H.M. 8; F.E.M. 13.
Row 5: E.N.S. 14; M.A.M. 14; A.L.S. 10; N.M.S. 7; L.L.S. 13.




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