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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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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Quilted cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts