World's Fair Quilt Kit

Pattern Names: Century of Progress Quilt
Commercial Sources: Kit manufacturer is not known.
Period: 1930-1949
Date: After 1933
Location Made: United States
Project Name: Sears Quilt Contest 1933 Chicago World's Fair
Contributor: Waldvogel Archival Collection
ID Number: 134
Layout Format: Pictorial
Quilt Size: 74 inches x 88 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Solid/plain
Colors: Blue or Navy, Brown, Gold, White, Yellow
Construction: Hand Applique, Embroidery
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Commemorative
Description: World's Fair Quilt Kit
Other Notes: Quilt was donated by Shelly Zegart in 1995., Compare this quilt to #066 made with the same kit. The only differences are in the embroidery designs.
Inscription: 1833 to 1933
Related Items/Publications: See: Elizabeth Warren and Sharon Eisenstat Glorious Amrican Quilts: The Quilt Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art (New York: Dutton, 1996), 107.
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