America. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Of Mennonite origin, this dazzling graphic is constructed of vivid colors of cotton, hundreds of pieced diamonds with swirling feathers appliqued in each corner, and floral sprays on each side. Seldom is this traditional pattern executed in such remarkably bold style, with the design covering virtually every available space on the deep plum background. The backing is of a richly patterned floral print of the period. Found in Lancaster County, this is an extraordinary example of Mennonite quilt making at its most joyful and exuberant
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