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This quilt design known as Philadelphia Pavement was a version of the popular Amish design known as Trip Around the World. Quilts made in Lancaster County in this design are usually almost square in size and have wide outside borders and large corner blocks. The earliest quilts such as this one were made of fine wool.

Artist/maker unknown, American, Amish

Made in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

c. 1910

Cotton and wool plain weave; feather and diamond quilting

81 3/4 x 82 3/4 inches (207.6 x 210.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jack R Bershad, 1994

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