Printed Panels for Chintz Quilts: Their Origin and Use


From Uncoverings 2013, Volume 34 of the Research Papers of the American Quilt Study Group


By: Waldvogel, Merikay

Merikay Waldvogel is a quilt historian, author and curator, specializing in a broad range of quilt topics from southern Civil War quilts to mid-twentieth-century quilts and patterns. Her books include Quilts of Tennessee (1986 ), Soft Covers for Hard Times: Quiltmaking and the Great Depression (1990), Southern Quilts: Surviving Relics of the Civil War (1998), Pat:chwork Souvenirs of the 1933 World's Fair (1993), and Childhood Treasures: Doll Quilts by and for Children (2008). She has served on the boards of the American Quilt Study Group and The Quilt Alliance. She earned a B.A. in French from Monmouth College and an M.A. in linguistics from the University of Michigan. She lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.