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McGills Cherries; Applique

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

29-24-1792

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Who documented this quilt?

Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild)

Nebraska Quilt Project Number:

4916

When was the form filled out?

3/23/89 Lincoln--Museum of Nebraska History

Names for quilt's pattern in common use:

McGills Cherries; Applique

How long is the quilt?

90 inches

Time period:

1930-1949

Date estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser:

1945

Who estimated the quilt's date?

Date estimated by NQP committee member, corrected later if deemed appropriate by UNL graduate student researcher in consultation with Patricia Crews.

Further information concerning dates:

Date estimated.

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

8.0 stitches per inch

Describe the quilting designs used:

Quilting design - swags

Quilt top made by:

Snyder, Grace

Where the quilt was made, county:

Lincoln

Where the quilt was made, state:

Nebraska (NE)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field:

Quilt pieced by one person

Quiltmaker's birth date:

1882

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

1982

Copyright holder:

Contact Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries for image use

Cite this Quilt

Snyder, Grac. McGills Cherries; Applique. 1930-1949. From University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild). Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=29-24-1792. Accessed: 04/20/24

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