Touching Hearts Hooked Mat

Touching hearts are flanked by stylized floral motifs, symbols frequently used in fraktur documents memorializing weddings, births or family anniversaries in Pennsylvania-German culture. This mat, symbolic of welcome and domestic harmony, probably memorialized a Mennonite couple's wedding.

Photo Credit: Doon Heritage Crossroads
Gift of Mrs. Ruth M. Witmer
Ontario Mennonite
101 x 52 cm
© Doon Heritage Crossroads.

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