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Quilt, Pinwheel or Fly pattern

Maker:
Amish maker
Maker:
Y. L.
Date:
1930
Geography:
Made in Indiana, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Wool and cotton
Dimensions:
84 x 71 in. (213.4 x 180.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.128
Not on view
The black wool ground fabric sets off the brightly colored pieced blocks of this quilt. It has a maroon and beige inner border and a plain black outer border that is quilted with fiddlehead fern motifs. The plain black blocks that alternate with the pieced blocks are quilted with feather wreaths. The backing is of a blue cotton fabric.
Inscription: quilted in the four corners: LY / Jan / 23 / 1930
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