Friendship Quilt

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Pattern Names: Autograph
Top By: Neighbors and friends of Nell Andrews Adams
Period: 1901-1929
Location Made: Porterville United States
Project Name: Signature Quilt Project Public Submission
Contributor: Signature Quilt Pilot Project
Brackman Number: 14.12
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 63 inches x 68 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Checked, Plaid, Solid/plain, Striped
Colors: Lavender, Pink, Red, Yellow
Construction: Machine Piecing, Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch, Hand Applique, Embroidery
Purpose or Function: Anniversary, Autograph or friendship, Gift or presentation
Other Notes: Nell Adams moved with her family from near Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma to California in 1923. In 1924, her former neighbors in Oklahoma made and signed the blocks as an anniversary gift to Nell Adams and her husband, Richard. Nell Adams joined the blocks and quilted the quilt in Porterville, California.
Inscription: 1a Nellie Mattlage 1b Leona Hungate 1c Mrs. Bertha Mattlage 1d Mary E. Flick 1e Johnee Stroud 1f Mrs. P. J. Morton 2a Mrs. H. G. Moad 2b Nonnie 2c Kitty 2d Mrs. Nettie Boutz 2e Lula D. Morrow 2f Mrs. J. B. Stout 3a Ruby 3b N. E. Hester 3c Damie Limebarger 3d For Mr. & Mrs. Adams 25th Wedding Anaversary (sp.) April 5, 1924 Lida S. 3e Ida Blount Tidings to you 3f Ona 4a Mable R. Smith 4b Blanche Dick 4c Mrs. Thomas 4d Mrs. Jacob Flick 4e Mrs. Esher 4f Vona 5a Lois Flick 5b Laurette Taylor 5c Chloe Edwards 5d Fern Blount 5e Lecie Calvert 5f Effie & Willie
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