Rare and Important Schoolhouse and Railroad Quilt, York, Pennsylvania
Composed of printed and solid cotton patches sewn with chain and straight stitches; the field with flower, heart, leaf, concentric shell and pinwheel quilting. Some minor stain on extreme left and right border. Mounted on a stretcher.
Approximately 77 by 80 inches
Jan Whitlock Textiles, Malvern, Pennsylvania;
Alexander Gallery, New York;
America Hurrah, New York.
Illustrated in Folk Art in American Life, Bishop and Atkins, fig 176, p. 130 and Young America, A Folk Art History, Lipman, Warren, and Bishop, fig 4.20, p. 76.