Democratic Rose

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Pattern Names: Democratic Rose
Commercial Sources: Carlie Sexton
Top By: Schafer, Mary set the blocks and made the border; Harriman, Betty made the blocks
Quilted By: Schafer, Mary
Period: 1950-1975
Date: The quilt top was made by Betty Harriman in 1923 and completed by Mary Schafer in 1972, both dates appear in the inscription.
Location Made: Flushing, Michigan (MI)
Project Name: Michigan State University Museum Collection
Contributor: Michigan State University Museum
ID Number: 99.0219
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 80 1/2 x 97
Fabrics: Cotton, Solid/plain
Colors: Green, Lavender, Pink, Yellow, White
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Memorial, Bedding, special occasion
Other Notes: See Mary Schafer and her quilts by Gwen Marston and Joe Cunningham and Quilter's Journal, Vol. IV, No. 4 for more about Betty Harriman.
Inscription: Elizabeth Harriman
Related Items/Publications: Images of quilt makers, interviews and ephemera.
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