Amish Quilt.: "Sunshine and Shadow"

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Exceptional example of Amish "Sunshine and Shadow" pieced quilt from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Beautiful color and composition, fine quilting. Great size for wall hanging.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Wool
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions
    72 in. H x 72 in. W
    183 cm H x 183 cm W
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U0909288422206
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