Mennonite Trip Around the World Quilt

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It's difficult to believe, but true, that a quilt with such electric colors is from the 19th century. It is the ultimate version of a Mennonite Trip Around the World quilt. The Joseph's Coat, or rainbow, border beautifully combines seven colors. The blue, brown and purple strips placed next to each other make an especially deep, rich outer frame. The same colors are used throughout the quilt but predominate differently because of their placement. Measurements are 82" square. Lebanon County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880s.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Patchwork   Cotton
    Quilted
  • Condition
    Good. There are.several small, minor areas of color loss in the lower left corner of photo..
  • Dimensions
    82 in. H x 82 in. W
    208 cm H x 208 cm W
  • Seller Location
    Darnestown, MD
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU91603995843
About the Seller

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Located in Darnestown, MD

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