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L2010.42.39
L2010.42.39
Log Cabin--Barn Raising Variation, about 1890
Pennsylvania, probably southeastern area
L2010.42.39
L2010.42.39
Log Cabin--Barn Raising Variation, about 1890
Pennsylvania, probably southeastern area

Log Cabin--Barn Raising Variation, about 1890
Cottons
Pennsylvania, probably southeastern area
84 x 77 in.
Collection of Eleanor Bingham Miller L2010.42.39

Like so many other American quilters, Mennonite makers in southeastern Pennsylvania fell for the Log Cabin pattern and its many optically dazzling variations. The region's Mennonite quilters also favored sawtooth effects like that on the quilt's inner border. By using plain cottons, the maker of this example brought some simplicity to the design.

 
 
 


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