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


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.