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American Folk Art
American Folk Art > X or CHEVRONS ANTIQUE QUILT

X or CHEVRONS ANTIQUE QUILT


 
X or CHEVRONS ANTIQUE QUILT
 



A monumental graphic created from an elementary format. The pieced top of the quilt was made as a Bars pattern alternating tobacco and brilliant blue wool  then cut into four quadrants and joined with their directions rotated to achieve this powerful image. Remarkably modern graphic from a quilt that dates from the last quarter of the 19th century and originated from a religious based community-Amish or Mennonite.  Lancaster County, PA origin.