Dewey Block

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Pattern Names: Dewey Block
Top By: Cowardin, Elizabeth Morrow
Quilted By: Cowardin, Elizabeth
Period: 1876-1900
Date: c. 1876
Contributor: Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
ID Number: TUC150056
Brackman Number: 3214
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 62 inches x 79.25 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Dotted, Print, Solid/plain
Colors: Blue or Navy, Red, White, Prussian Blue or Lafayette Blue
Construction: Hand Piecing
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Related Items/Publications: The creator of the quilt, Elizabeth Morrow Cowardin, born 7-11-1823 died 3-12-1912 gave it to her granddaughter, Verna Love.  Verna lived with her grandmother to finish school.  Verna was a school teacher for many years.  Verna Love married Ben Robb in 1933 in Colorado.  A few years before she died, she gave the quilt to her son, Ben M. and his wife Norma Jean Robb.  Verna died in 1985.
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