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Commercial Sources: Ruby McKim patterns from Citizen newspaper
Top By: Somers, Daisy Beatrice
Quilted By: Somers, Daisy Beatrice
Period: 1901-1929
Date: May, 1927 when quiltmaker was 29 years old.
Location Made: Nelsonville United States
Project Name: Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
Contributor: Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
ID Number: W006
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 56" x 82"
Fabrics: Cotton, Novelty, Solid/plain, Muslin weight
Colors: White
Construction: Hand Piecing, Embroidery, Pictures embroidered from Nelsonville, Ohio Citizen Newspaper
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Challenge or Contest entry
Other Notes: The blocks had been embroidered from patterns in the Citizen, then put together for contest. Maker worked 6 wks. to complete quilt in time for contest show. Many times she was ready to give up, but her husband encouraged her, saying he would do the dishes.
Related Items/Publications: Ruby McKim patterns series published in the newspaper.
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