Romance of the Village Quilts
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Ephemera Record: 1E-A3-5C7

Ephemera Object Description

title
Romance of the Village Quilts
creator
  • Mary A. McElwain Quilt Shop
InstNameF003
  • Michigan State University Museum
description
The Romance of the Village Quilts Mary A McElwain Quilt Shop Walworth, Wisconsin The catalog features black and white photographs of quilts, with information on how to order the kit to make them. Quilts include: Daisy Chain; Double Irish Chain; Horn of Plenty; American Tapestry; Humming Bird; The Laurel; Romance; Wreath of Leaves; Log Cabin; Rose of 1840; Shasta Daisy; Ohio Rose; Desert Flower; The Grandmother's Fancy; Shoo Fly; Baby Basket; Rainbow Cactus; Baby Star; Oak Leaf and Acorn; Postage Stamp; Conventional Medallion; Rainbow Star; Quilts of a Thousand Prints; Jewel Box; Bear's Paw; Muscatel Grape; Turkey Track; Indian Wreath; Ocean Wave; Ship Quilt; Modern Rose; A.B.C. Crib Quilt; Painted Daisy; Dream Ship. Finished wool or down filled silk quilts included: The Shell; The Continental; The Downy; The Beauty Two pages features black and white photos of the quilt shop. There are photos and afghan quilts. The catalog also sells Rock Rive Cotton Batting, Stiles Waxt Thread, metal cutting patterns [templates], and Peter Pan fabrics. 36 pages.
dateOriginal
1936
timePeriod
1930-1949
city
Walworth
state
Wisconsin (WI)
country
United States
source
The Romance of the Village Quilts, Mary A. McElwain Quilt Shop, Walworth, Wisconsin Michigan State University Museum ACC. #2006:154.21
type
PhysicalObject
physicalobjectType
  • Pattern
textType
  • Book
language
English
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
2006:154.21
rights
Contact MSU Museum.
subjectlist
  • Applique
  • Block pattern
  • Piecing

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contributingInstitutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
onlinePublisher
Quilt Index