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

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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)

Nebraska Quilt Project Number:

2720

When was the form filled out?

9/11/87 Nebraska City

Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:

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

Source of pattern name:

Brackman 2020

How long is the quilt? (in or cm?)

89 inches

Time period:

1950-1975

When was the quilt started?

1935

When was the quilt finished:

1980

If the date was estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser, enter that date.

1935

Enter the name and/or title of the person 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 date(s):

Date estimated.

Fiber type(s) used to make the quilt top:

Wool

Quilting techniques used:

Hand quilting

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

6.0 stitches per inch

Quilt top made by:

Davidson, Ruth M. Owens

Where the quilt was made, country:

USA

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

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

Where did the maker get their materials?

Purchased new

Quiltmaker's birth date:

1902

Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

English; Irish

Quiltmaker's educational background:

Grade School

Quiltmaker's religious affiliation:

Methodist

Quiltmaker's occupation:

Housewife

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Under 10 years of age

Where does/did the group meet?

Quilted with Church or Ladies Aid Society

Copyright holder:

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

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: 10/03/22