As used in American quilts in the mid-19th century, the technique was believed to have been used extensively in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where this quilt was likely made. It measures a generous 92" X 100" and is mint, unwashed condition, with the occasional light age spot and no wear. There is quilting around the piecework and in floral, petal, and other designs in the background, all at an even 7 stitches to the inch. The back consists of early brown (some paisley) fabrics, the hand stitched binding is rolled over from the front, and the batting is thin.The LARGE SIZE, VIBRANT COLORS, and RARE SCHERENSCHNITTE APPLIQUE WORK make this 19th century Mennonite COLLECTOR'S QUILT stand out -- TRULY MUSEUM QUALITY! The item "Vintage PA Mennonite Star Antique Quilt with Scherenschnitte Applique c. 1870 MINT" is in sale since Thursday, April 7, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts". The seller is "french72" and is located in Yellow Springs, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.