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Quilt number:

991SJ

Quilt Image No 1

Owner:

Shari Jamieson

Location:

WA Perth

Maker:

Lenore Myrtle Howes

Country/Place where quilt was made: 

USA Nebraska

Date:

1941 - 1970

Description:

Cot quilt in Bow Tie variation (?) of pieced repeat blocks. The quilt is white homespun and a pink print with lambs. It is hand pieced and tied and has a pink backing. There is no padding. 1210 x 990 mm.

General Pattern:

Patchwork, Pieced Repeat Block

Quilt History:

The cot quilt was made by Lenore Myrtle Howes (1913-1999) In Nebraska USA in 1942. It was then owned by her daughter and now her grand-daughter. It is not used.

Story of Quilt:

"My grandmother probably made this cot quilt for her first child, my mother, born in Nebraska in 1942. War time shortages probably account for the lack of batting. I remember using it as a 'doll' quilt as a child." [Shari Jamieson]

Contextual Images:

Quilt Image No 1      

William and Lenore Howes

 

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