Nine Patch 1923
1923. 74x83. Pieced in New York, USA then later quilted in San Francisco USA, 1976. Amazing signature on back helps define the story of this American quilt. This nine patch is made of yellow, pink and light and dark blue shirtings. The sashing is blue and the borders are blue and cheddar. The binding is an added blue strip that is brought around to the back, which is white. The piece is both hand and machine pieced. It is quilted in diagonals at 5-6 st/in, and these lines are about one inch apart. There is a light batting. The inscription on the back, sewn in black embroidery thread, reads, “ To Ann Matthews, Sewn by Etta McIntyre 1926, Quilted by “Lois Sneider 1976 and Twin Louise Bingham.”
-Item is pictured on a modern size queen bed.