From old card: Patchwork "Friendship" quilt of multicolored pieces of satins and velvets; embroidered with designs of birds, flowers and initials. Turquoise velvet edge and lace border; backed with deep turquoise material.... View Full Record
From old card: Velvet patchwork quilt; pattern consists of an arrangement of velvet pieces 1" x 4-1/2" in many colors, machine stitched to a cotton backing in groups of four, alternating vertically and horizontally to give a woven effect. Lining is... View Full Record
From old card: White cotton quilt with 6 inch border of red and pink circles; edge also has small pieces of blue dotted fabric; triangle and small diamond shapes of primarily five types of cloth remnants in red, orange, green and blue; tulip pattern... View Full Record
From old card: CRAZY QUILT: made of irregularly shaped pieces of silk and velvet ina great variety of colors and patterns; underside is deep blue sateen; condition is excellent- appears to have been used very little or not at all; made by donor's mot... View Full Record
From old card: Quilt: White background with blue and white print pattern. Domor called the pattern "star." However, it may be a variation of the Indian symbol similar to the "Swastika". Quilt was made for Judd Colwell by his mother, Mrs. Samuel Colw... View Full Record
Child' quilt with large diamond patterned cotton patches in pink dotted, tan and white check, navy and white stars, varied black and white designs; red arrow surrounded by red, navy, multi-blues, tan; blue yarn pom pom tufts; white border with pink d... View Full Record
From old card: QUILT: Star Pattern. The quilt was pieced in Germany and quilted in Gar Creek at the Gevers house. A woman's club from the Gar Creek Lutheran Church helped with the quilting. Colors are white, red, pink, and orange. Quilt has been wash... View Full Record
Quilt, child's; border, backing, and alternating blocks are white cotton; the other blocks are blue; white blocks have Biblical scenes embroidered in maroon thread; entire quilt is diamond pattern except for blue squares which are floral pattern; bor... View Full Record
From old card: Quilt: "Scroll" quilt made by Eliza Matthews Preston (1820-85) c. 1850. White cotton; quilted designs of flowers, pinwheels, & plumes. The only color is in the appliquéd pink & yellow triangles which are paired with quilted squares to... View Full Record
Pieced quilt; back is white; front has floral and diamond pattern in brown and white with red border; hand stitched.
Quilt made by donor's great-grandmother Wilhelmina Rolf Roesner c. 1880.... View Full Record
Log cabin style. colors: brown, dark blue, red squares, green and light maroon crosses; backing cloth is a brown floral print.
"Hand-made quilt (never used) made probably around 1910 [by Mrs Thomas J. (Lucy) Murphy]." (Letter from Kathleen M... View Full Record
From old card: Cotton; pieced; "Pine Tree Pattern"; small stain on top; blue border. Donor info: Made by Ruth Gerber's great aunt, Mary Sweet at the time of Ruth Gerber's birth (d. age 70 in 1988). Was not finished but later completed by Ruth's pate... View Full Record
Star design; large star in center surrounded by 4 small stars; 2 bands of decorative designs along border; colors of white, red, green, yellow and pink.
Quilt belonged to grandmother Getty, aunt to donor's father. Agnes (Getty) Pepenbrink (donor... View Full Record
White, cotton; blue block pattern; signed by members of Bethany Presbyterian Church; marked "This quilt was given to us by our first congregation in Fort Wayne, Indiana 54 years ago. Mabel Davies"
The quilt was made by the ladies of the church an... View Full Record
Ocean Waves pattern. White foundation. Rectangular patterns sewn with triangular patches. Primary colors are blues, reds, grey, brown, tans, black - mostly prints.
Quilt was made by Addie Holsworth (grandmother of donor) and her friends in... View Full Record
Cotton; green, white, maroon and brown base fabric on which was sewn red apples embroidered with 200 student names; leaves and apple cores have names of staff and volunteers; red and white back; "JON-I . . . SEED" in center. Loops at top, 8 ties at... View Full Record
Cream/white background with a yellow zigzag border; pattern is a revival of the traditional hexagonal pattern "Grandmother's Flower Garden"; pattern is random colored flowers in a hexagonal pattern with the solid color on the outside, a complimentary... View Full Record
"Steeple Chase" pattern alternating red and white circular and L-shaped pieces to make a square block with a circular shape in the middle; backing is white; hand stitched; fair condition, some tears around edge and staining.
Owned by Alta (Jack... View Full Record
White/cream background with navy blue blocks in a diamond shape; outer border made from old feed sack, letters of business name are visible in some areas (Wayne _____); good condition, a few major burns with minor stains throughout; also remnants of... View Full Record
From old card: Quilt; "Log Cabin" silk with velvet pieces of black and wine red; backing of calico; unfinished.
Made my Miss Mary Owen Jones, grandmother of donor; born in 1808, moved to Fort Wayne in 1848; made quilt about 1850.... View Full Record
From old card: Pineapple pattern; dark pink or red and green pineapples in yellow baskets on white cotton; pieces appliquéd; excellent condition.
Made by Amanda Cooper in 1849 at age 16, later the wife of Dr. James McDuffee and grandmother of d... View Full Record
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