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L2010.42.31
L2010.42.31
Mary Shrock
(American, dates unknown)
Tumbling Blocks, about 1910
Holmes County, Ohio
L2010.42.31
L2010.42.31
Mary Shrock
(American, dates unknown)
Tumbling Blocks, about 1910
Holmes County, Ohio

Mary Shrock
(American, dates unknown)
Tumbling Blocks, about 1910
Cottons
Holmes County, Ohio
78 x 85 in.
Collection of Eleanor Bingham Miller L2010.42.31

The Old Order Amish of Holmes County, in east-central Ohio, followed their Pennsylvania counterparts by producing quilts that avoided representational designs and the use of printed fabrics. However, community norms among the Old Order Amish in Ohio allowed the use of a far wider range of patterns than prevailed in most Pennsylvania Amish communities. Thus one encounters vibrant patterns like this Tumbling Blocks quilt.

 
 
 


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