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Antique Ohio Amish Quilts from the Darwin D. Bearley Collection, Part 2

Now to continue our coverage of this amazing exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles. Exhibit goes through March 1st 2015.  And consider giving to the Museum to keep their doors open here!

Next up is Amish: The Modern Muse.

Enjoy!

Log Cabin, Barn Raising, c. 1925-30, Unknown maker. Charm. Holmes County. Cotton and wool. 

Log Cabin, Barn Raising, c. 1925-30, Unknown maker. Charm. Holmes County. Cotton and wool.

Railroad Crossing, dated March 23, 1897. Signed Lovina Miller and Jemima Miller. Geauga County. Cotton.

Railroad Crossing, dated March 23, 1897. Signed Lovina Miller and Jemima Miller. Geauga County. Cotton.

Railroad Crossing, dated February 12, 1914. Signed Anna Hershberger. Holmes County. Cotton.

Railroad Crossing, dated February 12, 1914. Signed Anna Hershberger. Holmes County. Cotton. 

Roman Stripe, Parallel Variation, c. 1900-10. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton and wool.

Roman Stripe, Parallel Variation, c. 1900-10. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton and wool.

Twinkle Stars, dated 1895. Dena Miller. Holmes County. Cotton.

Twinkle Stars, dated 1895. Dena Miller. Holmes County. Cotton.

Bear Paw, c. 1910-1920. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton and wool.

Bear Paw, c. 1910-1920. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton and wool.

Pinwheel-Broken Dishes Variation, c. 1910. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Pinwheel-Broken Dishes Variation, c. 1910. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Broken Dishes, c. 1925. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton. 

Broken Dishes, c. 1925. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Roman Stripe, c. 1880-90. Made for Mose J. Yoder by his mother. Holmes County. Wool.

Roman Stripe, c. 1880-90. Made for Mose J. Yoder by his mother. Holmes County. Wool. 

Bear Paw, c. 1900-15. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Wool.

Bear Paw, c. 1900-15. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Wool.

Railroad Crossing, c. 1875-85. Unknown maker. Mt. Hope, Holmes County. Cotton.

Railroad Crossing, c. 1875-85. Unknown maker. Mt. Hope, Holmes County. Cotton.

Ocean Waves, c. 1890-1900. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Ocean Waves, c. 1890-1900. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Railroad Crossing, c. 1920-1980. Unknown maker. Geauga County. Cotton.

Railroad Crossing, c. 1920-1980. Unknown maker. Geauga County. Cotton.

Fox and Geese, c. 1900-1910. Maker unknown, Mt. Hope, Holmes County. Cotton and wool. 

Fox and Geese, c. 1900-1910. Maker unknown, Mt. Hope, Holmes County. Cotton and wool.

Railroad Crossing, c. 1890-1910. Unknown maker. Baltic, Holmes County. Cotton.

Railroad Crossing, c. 1890-1910. Unknown maker. Baltic, Holmes County. Cotton.

Jacob’s Ladder, c. 1915-20. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Jacob’s Ladder, c. 1915-20. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Lounge Quilt, c. 1920. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotto and wool.

Lounge Quilt, c. 1920. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotto and wool.

Friendship Roman Stripe, dated 1912. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton and wool.

Friendship Roman Stripe, dated 1912. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton and wool.

Plain Quilt with Zig Zag Inner Border, c. 1925-30. Unknown maker. Wayne County. Cotton.

Plain Quilt with Zig Zag Inner Border, c. 1925-30. Unknown maker. Wayne County. Cotton.

Stars with Chinese Coins Border, c. 1930. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Stars with Chinese Coins Border, c. 1930. Unknown maker. Holmes County. Cotton.

Unnamed Pattern — “O” Quilt, dated 1883. Initials JY SY JJY LCY JR ER. Holmes County. (First found in Plain City, Madison County) Cotton.

Unnamed Pattern — “O” Quilt, dated 1883. Initials JY SY JJY LCY JR ER. Holmes County. (First found in Plain City, Madison County) Cotton.