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Cotton striped Mennonite quilt consisting of 28 long joined strips of woven cotton in shades of red, yellow, green, brown, and black, backed with a floral printed maroon cotton and brought around to form the thin border, each strip has leaf, undulating wave, crenellated, diamond, sawtooth,...

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Provenance

Purchased at Skinner, Inc. in Boston, MA by MFA on March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated from the Estate of Gretchen Stone Cook

Mennonite Quilt

American, early 20th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 79 x 74 in. (200.7 x 188 cm)

Accession Number

2007.285

Medium or Technique

Quilted cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles