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  Unusual Fan Quilt - Ribbon Silks - Lancaster County, PA - ca 1870
Dimensions (inches): 58" w x 57.5" h x 1.75" d
Description:
RARE, LANCASTER COUNTY, RIBBON SILK QUILT

Unusual fan quilt with piecework that resembles ties or sun rays. Made from ribbon silks and velvet's, ca 1870-1890. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Probably Mennonite. A masterpiece of Pennsylvania German folk art.

Condition: There are two tiny stitch-repairs in the very center, but it is otherwise immaculate.

Mounting: Professionally mounted on a stretcher frame, on black fabric, in a plexiglas, museum box frame. Can be hung square or on the diagonal for greater effect.
   
Primary Color: magenta, red, yellow
Earliest Date: 1870
Latest Date: 1890
For Sale Status: Available
Price $7,500
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