The pattern is also known as Unique Nine Patch, Young Man's Fancy, Patchwork Fantasy, and Geometric Garden. The quilt measures approximately 72" X 90".
The 12 pieced blocks measure approximately 17" X 17". The blocks appear to have been handpieced. The stitching on the embroidered names was also done by hand. Names include Gladys Dobbs, Ada Corners, May Beadle, Lillie Corners, Grace O'Brien, Nellie Carpenter, Carrie Moore, Mabel Carpenter, Nettie Gregory, Muriel Corners, Elsie Miller, and Dora Schilling. Based on a little Google research, the ladies were all probably in Marion Ohio.Their organization is not indicated, but it was possibly affiliated with church. Signature quilts as fundraisers was popular during this time. Quilting stitches were worked by hand and average 10-12 stitches per inch counting top and bottom stitches. I have seen no worn areas or fabric deterioration. There is a small (1 1/2" X 2") hole near one edge that is probably rodent damage.
There are some light storage stains that I have not tried to clean. This lovely quilt would make an excellent addition to your collection. If you wish to have the package sent to a different address, please contact me BEFORE paying and I will try to assist you. Books and breakables do not. Multiple payments means multiple packages.
We are not set up for pick-up. We've tried it in the past and had too many "no shows".
I frequently get asked about odors. I have a fairly "sensitive" nose. If an item has a.
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