Snowflake Autograph Quilt

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Title

Snowflake Autograph Quilt

Subject

Quilts and Quilting: Massachusetts, Franklin County

Description

A hand-made, hand-tied, bed quilt sewn and autographed by women of Western Franklin County. The quilt consists of 41 diamond blocks arranged in rows. Each diamond may contain a variation of the Snowflake quilt pattern. The center square of each snowflake contains the signer's name, town of residence, and date. The quilt includes patterned fabrics primarily in shades of red, brown, blue, and white. The fabric appears to be cotton.

Creator

Augusta Kendrick, Elo. A. Hawkes, Miss Jane Clark, Mrs. Myron Hawkes, Mrs. Orinda A. Williams, Mrs. Robert Legate, Mrs. Dea Hall, Mrs. H.M. Maines, Minnie E. Maines, Effie M. Stetson, Lila Hoskins, Maria E. Scott, Mrs. M.M. Martin, Mrs. Mary M. Davenport, Miss, Ella M. Donelson, Miss Ruth , Lena E. Sebastian, Miss Viola Cooley, Miss C.W. Sears, Annie W. Temple. Miss Ruel Cobb, Mrs. Ella Legate, Mrs. S.M. Stetson, Melvina E. Scott, Mrs. Mary D. Stetson, Maud M. Donelson, Eva May Grant, Katie May Williams, Millie Larkins, Mrs. J.J. White, Mary B. Cook, Mrs. Thomas Legate, Della M. Stetson, Mrs. Melinda M. Todd, Lottie Graves, Jennie Legate, Rosie B. Hubbard, Liza J. Albert

Publisher

Charlemont Historical Society

Date

1869 - 1889

Rights

Images may be downloaded, viewed and printed for personal use, but may not be used for commercial purposes without permission from the Charlemont Historical Society.

Relation

Dresden Plate Autograph Quilt

Format

Individual diamond blocks measure 9.75" x 10"
Whole quilt measures 87" x 92.25"

Files

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Citation

Augusta Kendrick, Elo. A. Hawkes, Miss Jane Clark, Mrs. Myron Hawkes, Mrs. Orinda A. Williams, Mrs. Robert Legate, Mrs. Dea Hall, Mrs. H.M. Maines, Minnie E. Maines, Effie M. Stetson, Lila Hoskins, Maria E. Scott, Mrs. M.M. Martin, Mrs. Mary M. Davenport, Miss, Ella M. Donelson, Miss Ruth , Lena E. Sebastian, Miss Viola Cooley, Miss C.W. Sears, Annie W. Temple. Miss Ruel Cobb, Mrs. Ella Legate, Mrs. S.M. Stetson, Melvina E. Scott, Mrs. Mary D. Stetson, Maud M. Donelson, Eva May Grant, Katie May Williams, Millie Larkins, Mrs. J.J. White, Mary B. Cook, Mrs. Thomas Legate, Della M. Stetson, Mrs. Melinda M. Todd, Lottie Graves, Jennie Legate, Rosie B. Hubbard, Liza J. Albert, “Snowflake Autograph Quilt,” Charlemont Historical Society, accessed April 22, 2018, http://charlemonthistoricalsociety.omeka.net/items/show/7.