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Mennonite Sawtooth Diamond with Applique: Ca. 1880; Pa.

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 984347

Vibrant and dramatic Mennonite Sawtooth Diamond quilt with applique. Initials SR are reverse appliqued in the center. Each corner is actually 1/4 of the central appliqued pattern. Nicely quilted with beautiful feathering patterns in the dark green border and diamond. Superb, unwashed condition. Lebanon County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880. Measures 84" square.