Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction
Ebb Tide is signed and dated by Mary Schafer April 1980 in white thread in center of lower white border , measures 72×96.5″. A medallion style quilt with a center field 31×42″ of half square triangle in indigo and off white. It is followed by 5 frames: 9″ solid off white, 3.5″ indigo print, 5-8″ off white, 2″ indigo print, and a 4″ outer border of indigo dotted print. 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 fabric binding, by hand. Sleeve applied to the back top edge for hanging. In very good condition. 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. 1980. MARY SCHAFER: AMERICAN QUILT MAKER pg 159: This is one of the series of simple quilts designed to encourage new quilters. 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.