PEM Collection Masks: American Folk Art

As featured in the Boston Globe! Read here.

PEM’s new line of reusable cloth masks feature unique details from works in our rich and storied collection. From floral Japanese kimono prints and Chinese porcelain to witches flying over Salem and an iconic great sea serpent, your mask is sure to turn heads and spark conversations. View our full selection.

American artist
quilt, late 19th century

76 x 70  inches (193.04 x 177.8 cm)
Gift of Mauro Enfield and Bryn Davis, 2014

About the original: This is a Folk art spread, hand appliqued with red on white cotton fabric. This antique summer spread features a center motif of a four-way symmetrical floral cut-out design, surrounded by images representing horses, five-pointed stars, diamonds, anchors, human figures, hearts, fans, crescents, and large four-lobed images in each corner. The edge of the spread is finished with a 1/2 inch wide red binding, machine stitched to all four sides and a three inch wide red cotton ruffle incorporated in that binding on three sides.


2 Layer Cotton and Polyester Blend

Elastic ear loops

8 inches wide; 5 1/2 inches height (with pleats open)

Care:  These reusable cloth masks are machine washable. We recommend washing your mask before first use and after wearing. Lay flat to dry.

Made in the USA

Not a direct substitute for N95, surgical, or procedural masks and are NOT FDA approved. This is a personal use item and cannot be returned.



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