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Scherenschnitte

Appliqued quilt with scherenschnitte (cut paper) design of red against a green background, narrow red binding; quilted in grid on point pattern in center, cable pattern in inner red border and feather pattern in outer green border

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 1880

Object Place

Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions

Height x width: 224.8 x 223.5 cm (88 1/2 x 88 in.)

Accession Number

2013.67

Medium or Technique

Appliqued cotton plain weave top, discharged and printed cotton plain weave back, cotton plain weave binding; quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles