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Russian Sunflower Medallion top + shams, fabric
61234 Sm Russian Sunflower Medallion TOP Red, white 225.00
64” x 64” originally; 82” x 82” augmented; early 20th century (?), found in Michigan, maker unknown. Plain saturated red is used to create the center medallion figure, a bold Russian Sunflower / Sun / Sunburst with sharp triangles in red, succeeded by large with diamonds and then red diamonds in a different size. Lightly curved white triangles fill the spaces between the points to create a huge circular figure, frame with red to make the design field. The original figure has been augmented with strips of muslin to enlarge the top.
Two beautifully appliquéd 20" x 45" pillow covers in red and white, with appliquéd dogtooth borders, along with additional red scrap fabric, complete the set.