Iowa Quilt Research Project
Contact: Iowa Quilt Research Project
Records housed: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines houses the digital records.
Documentation Dates: 1988 (completed)
Parameters: statewide, cut-off date of 1925
Total Quilts: 2,558
Total Documentation Days (Number of documentation days held): 26
Publication information (if any):
- Blaski, Steven. "Quilts Reveal Lives of Early Iowans," The Palimpsest: Iowa's Popular History Magazine. 1990 Spring 71(1); p 33.
- Flanscha, Karan. "Heritage Quilts From America's Heartland: The Iowa Quilt Research Project," Lady's Circle Patchwork Quilts. April/May 1996; pgx. 5-12.
- Schmeal, Jacqueline Andre. Patchwork: Iowa Quilts and Quilters. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2003. 158 p. 0877458650
- The Thread That Remains, Patterns From Iowa’s Past. Des Moines: Iowa Quilts Research Project, 1990. Small exhibit catalog.
Database: Images were digitized and uploaded to the Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/contributor.php?kid=18-C5-0.