Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction
Spring Woodland Quilt signed and dated by Mary Schafer 1983 measures 78×95″. Comprised of 80 blocks, 8×8″, set straight 8 by 10, with a 4.75″ off white inner border and a 2.5″ dogtooth 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 off white fabric binding, by hand. It is in very good condition, appraisal states there are yellow fold line discolorations on the reverse, but I did not notice them. Sleeve is attached to the top edge on the back for hanging. 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. While the quilt is not pictured in the book, it is listed in the inventory section and it is signed and dated by Mary. 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.