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Amish Bars
Mary Schafer
1976
Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan
Cotton with polyester batting
72" x 83 1/2"
MSUM 1998:53.5
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This is a copy of an old-order Lancaster County Amish quilt. The quilting in the inner border is Pumpkin Seed Blossom and in the outer border, Quaker Feather Wreath. The quilting is done with black thread.

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






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