Dresden Plate Autograph Quilt

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Title

Dresden Plate 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 16 squares arranged in 4 rows. Each square includes a 19 petal flower with a yellow center which may also be known as the Dresden Plate pattern. The center of each flower or plate contains 2-3 signatures. The flower petals are made of various patterned fabrics and each flower appears on a solid background. Fabrics used to make the quilt appear to be cotton, linen, and muslin.

Creator

Jeanette HIcks, Ruth Rice, Lavernie Smith, Mary Stafford, Belle Wiley, Beatrice Pleshaw, Lucy Avery, Bertha Ray, Elva Scars, Grace Stafford, Lida Rice, Helen Stafford, Mabel Sears, Sarah Brown Mabel Fiske, Annie Golledge, Dora Turner, Dorothy Tower, Alice Fife, Willa White, Mae Carpenter, Victoria Hicks, Gertrude Thomas, Florence Holden Blanche Hunt, Avis Churchill, Nina Smart, Minnie Osgood, Ida Legate, Bertha Patrick, Helen Avery, Marjorie MacLean, Ethel Bourne, Alice Pike, Anna Simpson, Alice Maines, Ruth Willard, Katherine Dalrymple, Grace Goud, Elizabeth Kennedy, Mary Bowker, Cassen Hicks, Mary Rice, Ella Churchill, Hazel Gould, Marion Pion

Publisher

Donated to the Charlemont Historical Society by Mrs. Blanche (Walter) Hunt.

Rights

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

Relation

Snowflake Autograph Quilt

Format

Individual quilt squares measure 17" x 17"
Whole quilt measures 84" x 83"

Files

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Citation

Jeanette HIcks, Ruth Rice, Lavernie Smith, Mary Stafford, Belle Wiley, Beatrice Pleshaw, Lucy Avery, Bertha Ray, Elva Scars, Grace Stafford, Lida Rice, Helen Stafford, Mabel Sears, Sarah Brown Mabel Fiske, Annie Golledge, Dora Turner, Dorothy Tower, Alice Fife, Willa White, Mae Carpenter, Victoria Hicks, Gertrude Thomas, Florence Holden Blanche Hunt, Avis Churchill, Nina Smart, Minnie Osgood, Ida Legate, Bertha Patrick, Helen Avery, Marjorie MacLean, Ethel Bourne, Alice Pike, Anna Simpson, Alice Maines, Ruth Willard, Katherine Dalrymple, Grace Goud, Elizabeth Kennedy, Mary Bowker, Cassen Hicks, Mary Rice, Ella Churchill, Hazel Gould, Marion Pion, “Dresden Plate Autograph Quilt ,” Charlemont Historical Society, accessed July 23, 2018, https://charlemonthistoricalsociety.omeka.net/items/show/2.