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Cotton striped Mennonite quilt consisting of 35 long joined strips of red, yellow, taupe, brown, and black woven cotton fabric with a wide perpendicular border of the same, quilted with alternating chain and diamond stitches with red cotton edging.

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: 82 1/2 x 71 1/2 in. (209.6 x 181.6 cm)

Accession Number

2007.286

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles