Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction
Kaleidoscope Quilt signed and dated by Mary Schafer, 1980. It measures 79×100″. This quilt is from the Mary Schafer Collection. She was the quilter and collector from the book Mary Schafer – American Quilt Maker by Gwen Marston. Comprised of 35 blocks, 10.5×10.5″, set straight, 5 by 7, with a 7″ solid off white inner border, followed by a 2.5″ yellow border with cornerstones, and a 4″ orange outer border. It is hand pieced, hand quilted, and hand embroidered. Thin cotton batting and an off white cotton reverse. The edge is finished with an applied white binding, by hand. MARY SCHAFER: AMERICAN QUILT MAKER pg 159: This is one of the series of simple quilts designed to encourage new quilters. It is in very good condition. There is a sleeve attached along the top back edge for hanging. This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of important Quilt History! This quilt has been professionally appraised and reflected in our estimate. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $25 is a domestic shipping estimate for first quilt and includes insurance. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Each additional quilt or quilt top we can pack in the same box is $5 each. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.