• Crazy quilt

    Crazy quilt of silk and embroidered velvet. BH/1887 embroidered in one square. Wide orange velvet border. Backed with squares of plain colored silk and various patterns of floral design silk.

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  • Signature quilt

    Signature quilt with names of members of the congregation of St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Quilt is divided into 36 squares surrounded by borders of blue embroidery. Center of each square contains a c…

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  • Century of Progress quilt

    Stenge, Bertha (creator)

    Quilt with center a circular design in grey and six quilted pictures 1) Wigwam, 2) Blockhouse, 3) Skyscrapers, 4) Administration Building, 5) Ship, 6) Chicago Fire scene. White quilting with border of…

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  • Commemorative quilt

    Hurless, Dora (creator)

    Yellow quilt. Center of quilt marked in purple lettering CENTURY OF PROGRESS/I WILL/1833-1933/CHICAGO ILLINOIS. Embroidery and decorative patches of flowers, cattails, swans and frogs. In center embro…

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  • Album quilt

    Patchwork pieced quilt with squares of different patterns of printed cotton in clock design on white background. In different squares are inked the names of friends and relatives. Backed in solid whit…

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  • Patchwork quilt

    Patchwork pieced quilt of deep green, white, and two types of red mini-print cotton fabric. Each design square is separated by lattice strips. Backed in solid white cotton. Pattern: Bird of Paradise.

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  • Christmas quilt

    Applique Christmas quilt of homespun. Appliqued pattern of six large circles of green homespun with eight Christmas trees projecting outwards from each circle and four trees projecting inwards from ea…

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  • Ribbon quilt

    Horr, Bertha, Mrs. (creator)

    Patchwork quilt from yellow and red satin ribbon badge from the World's Congresses, Chicago, 1893. Yellow satin backing. Gold silk cord border.

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  • Patchwork quilt

    Patchwork pieced quilt consisting of patches of printed cotton appliqued on white background. Bordered by 8.5 inch wide band of English roller pattern linen with motif of Gothic columns and large red…

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  • Crazy quilt

    Crazy quilt of silk and velvet. All patches edged with feather stitching. One solid black silk square patch embroidered with initials SMS. 3.75 inch wine velvet border, backed in black and white strip…

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  • Log cabin quilt

    Williams, Morris (maker)

    Multi colored cotton and wool patchwork quilt: straight furrow pattern.

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  • Patchwork quilt

    Unfinished patchwork applique quilt in deep red, dark green, pink and white and yellow and red mini-prints (needs a border). Backed in white cotton. Pattern: Rose of Sharon.

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  • Patchwork quilt

    Patchwork pieced quilt of many printed, polka-dotted, stripped and plaid pieces on white with small black polka-dotted background. Backed in white cotton. Pattern: Roman Cross.

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  • Crazy quilt

    Crazy quilt of various colored and patterned velvets, silks and satins with many pieces intricately embroidered with birds and flowers - one piece has donor's name "ROSE" embroidered in center. Each p…

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  • Signature quilt

    Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois (creator)

    Quilt of red and white cotton with signatures of the Ladies of the GAR, Department of Illinois. Embroidered in red.

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  • Windmill quilt

    Pineapple patterned quilt with Roman squares between. Patchwork done in silk fabrics, and the piece is backed and edged with a light blue/green twill fabric. The uniqueness of this quilt lies in the m…

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  • Patchwork quilt

    Patchwork pieced quilt in various dark blue mini-prints on white background. Backed in solid white cotton. Pattern: Double X

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  • Crazy quilt

    Schweitzer, Mary E. Ullman (maker)

    Quilt with nine inch wide blue silk border with white, yellow and purple embroidery running diagonally from corners to center design; large (37 by 51) center area of embroidered patchwork consisting o…

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  • Commemorative quilt

    Applique quilt with the names of Civil War generals. White background. Central portion of quilt contains in red and blue applique the motto It's/Old Abe/Forever between crossed blue applique American…

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  • Crazy quilt

    Crazy quilt of silk, satin and velvet and brocade patches. Patches are decorated with embroidery, hand painting and appliques. Some have initials, names, mottos, and dates. Bordered with maroon velvet…

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