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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection


Framed Square
Maker Unknown
New England
1800-1820
95" x 100"
Cotton with cotton filling
1998:53.39
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This early quilt seems to have been made with random scraps, but, as can be seen here, was carefully organized. The cut-out corners indicate that it was made for a four poster bed.

By Gwen Marston and Joe Cunningham from Mary Schafer and Her Quilts.



 


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