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Old Mennonite Order Buggy Lap Robe

Buggy Lap robe of black cotton satin appliqued with floral vine with central medallion and corners made of red, yellow and green small patterned chintzes; backed with beige cotton plain weave which wraps around sides to form edging.

Provenance

Before 2013, acquired by Gerald E. Roy, Warner, NH; 2013, sold by Roy to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund

Appliqued Quilt

Mennonite quilt

American, Pennsylvania, Mennonite, about 1900

Object Place

Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions

Height x width: 188 x 175.3 cm (74 x 69 in.)

Accession Number

2013.77

Medium or Technique

Appliqued cotton satin and printed cotton plain weave top, cotton plain weave back, quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles