From Topeka, Indiana

"Ohio Star" (Ca. 1915)

Mattie Bontrager, Topeka, Indiana

(79"x 66")

Mattie made this striking quilt for her oldest daughter, Fannie, born on October 28, 1896.

  1. Special thanks to the Indiana State Museum for permission to use these quilt photos from the Pottinger Amish Collection.
  2. Photo scans and information about the particular quilts are taken from Amish Style, by Kathleen McLary. Indiana University Press, (1993): 66, 72, 93.

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