According to Beverly Gordon’s application of the theory of proxemics, males tend to be comfortable interacting with objects from a distance. Amish quilts rose to prominence among art enthusiasts, many of them male, once they were hung on walls like paintings and viewed from a distance.

Pattern: 
Center Diamond
Maker: 
Maker unknown
Circa
1910
1930
Probably made in
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania
United States
79.5
78
IQSCM, Jonathan Holstein Collection
2003.003.0274