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29-24-3344

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:

637

When was the form filled out?

5/22/87 Bassett

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

Four Patch

Source of pattern name:

Brackman 1103

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

78 inches

Time period:

1976-1999

When was the quilt started?

1976

When was the quilt finished:

1977

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

1976

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.

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

6.0 stitches per inch

Quilt top made by:

Newport, Beverly C. Nickels

Where the quilt was made, county:

Rock

Where the quilt was made, state:

Nebraska (NE)

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

Why was the quilt made?

Other

Where did the maker get their materials?

Other

Quiltmaker's birth date:

1936

Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

Czech; English; Dutch

Quiltmaker's educational background:

High School

Quiltmaker's religious affiliation:

Other, not listed

Quiltmaker's occupation:

Housewife

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

Other

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Age 11-19

Copyright holder:

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

Cite this Quilt

Newport, Beverly C. Nickel. Four Patch. 1977. From University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild). Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=29-24-3344. Accessed: 06/27/22