Pieced and Applique Quilt: Star with Princess Feathers

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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
Details
Place of Origin
America. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th-Century
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Cotton
hand-quilted
Condition
Very good, with minor imperfections.
Dimensions
77 in. H x 77 in. W
196 cm H x 196 cm W
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U0909288422207
Address
Woodard and Greenstein
303 East 81st Street
Storefront West
New York NY 10028
US
(646) 832-4144
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