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
  • 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
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