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Unequal Nine Patch; Signature;A Plain Block; Sheepfold Quilt; Nine Patch

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Cite this Quilt

Davidson, Ruth M. Owen. Unequal Nine Patch; Signature;A Plain Block; Sheepfold Quilt; Nine Patch. 1980. From University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild). Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=29-24-3062. Accessed: 10/17/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

29-24-3062

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Who documented this quilt?

Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild)

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2720

Enter the date the state or county documentation form was filled out (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

9/11/87 Nebraska City

This is the name of the quilt pattern that it is commonly used among quilt makers and historians. It may be different in different regions of the country. Often times it will be different from the name used by the owner.

Unequal Nine Patch; Signature;A Plain Block; Sheepfold Quilt; Nine Patch

If you have used Barbara Brackman’s Encyclopedia of Pieced Patterns or Applique to identify the pattern, enter the number assigned by Brackman here.

Brackman 2020

Enter, in inches, how long the quilt is.

89 inches

Choose the time frame that best describes when the quilt was made. The date does not have to appear on the quilt to enter it in this field. This can be your best guess based on family stories or your own knowledge of quilts. If you have no idea, leave the

1950-1975

Enter the date the quilt was started (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965). Leave blank if you don’t know.

1935

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1980

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1935

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

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Date estimated.

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Wool

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Hand quilting

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6.0 stitches per inch

Enter the name of the person(s) who made the quilt top. Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

Davidson, Ruth M. Owens

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USA

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Quilt maker also quilted it.; Quilt pieced by one person

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Purchased new

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1902

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English; Irish

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Grade School

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Methodist

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Housewife

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Under 10 years of age

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Quilted with Church or Ladies Aid Society

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