New York, Park Avenue
24 October 1992
AN AMISH PIECED WOOL AND COTTON EMBROIDERED AND QUILTED COVERLET
TOPEKA, INDIANA, DATED 1899
Worked in black, blue, purple, tan, brown, and cranberry wool and cotton in thirty blocks of the Fan pattern on a black Princess Feather-stitched ground, embroiderd "May 10, 1899, Lizzie, From a Friend, Mrs. I.J.H., Think of me, Ida, Remember Me, Lizzie, Forget me not, Katie, Your Cousin, Mirna," surrounded by a blue Princess Feather-stitched border, with a red binding--66 x 76in.
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Phyllis Haders, Sunshine and Shadow (New York, 1976), p. 59.
Phyllis Haders, "Quilts: The Art of the Amish," in America's Glorious Quilts, ed. Dennis Duke and Deborah Harding (New York, 1987), p. 131.
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