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Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Oregon Quilt Project
Who documented this quilt?
Oregon Quilt Project; Quilts of the Oregon Trail
Oregon Quilt Project ID#:
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Top made by:
Foster, Elizabeth Currier
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Number of children:
12, 10 survived
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Other interesting information about the quiltmaker:
Year over the trail was 1846, as a very young woman with her brother and sister
Do you know if any of the following exist?
Quilts of the Oregon Trail by Mary Bywater Cross, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2007
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Describe any quilting designs that appear on the quilt, but were not listed in a previous field.
The quilting patterns include outline quilting around the appliqu� work and a repeat of the appliqu� leaf radiating from the stems or scattered over the quilt's surface. There are also six traditional 10" wreaths quilted at regular intervals not far from the vine border.
Access and copyright information:
Polk, Benton, then Lake county
Cite this Quilt
Foster, Elizabeth Currie. Poke Stalk. 1800-1849. From Oregon Quilt Project, Oregon Quilt Project; Quilts of the Oregon Trail. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=40-38-644. Accessed: 02/07/23