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Signature Album Quilt- Dated 1878- SOLD

(Item: Q-860)

Offering this Album Signature quilt acquried from the Sayre, Oklahoma area. It is dated June or Jan 28, 1878 and there are several signatures,,, although there are also some that are unreadable. There is some deterioratioin of the fabric where a few of the signatures, 5 of them, were located due to the ink.  Other than that the quilt is in good condition. There is a handfull of blocks with some splitting of the brown fabrics as shown. There is a verse in one of the blocks that reads,,, "Reserve a place in thy..........for............... S. Thompson. "  Also a couple other names are Sarah E Weddle  June 28, 1878   and another block Louisa E. S.......her. Some of the blocks have no names. The quilt is all hand quilted at 6-7 spi. The binding is brought from the back and turned to the front and hand stitched down by hand and it also looks to be all hand pieced. It came from an estate auction in Sayre, Oklahoma years ago,,, a small western Oklahoma town that Route 66 went through years ago. 

Circa:  1878 dated
W. 62″  L. 84″ 
view of Oklahoma Album Block Signature- Inscribed Quilt
view of Oklahoma Album Block Signature- Inscribed Quilt
full view of the quilt- 30 blocks
full view of the quilt- 30 blocks
view of a block and the fabrics
view of a block and the fabrics
another block
another block
shows how the ink degraded the fabric- this occurred in 5 of the blocks
shows how the ink degraded the fabric- this occurred in 5 of the blocks
signed Louisa E. S____her- not sure of the last name!
signed Louisa E. S____her- not sure of the last name!
shows quilting and fabrics
shows quilting and fabrics
inscribed block and fabrics-  Catherine Weddle
inscribed block and fabrics- Catherine Weddle
shown on a wall
shown on a wall
date of June or Jan 28, 1878
date of June or Jan 28, 1878
Reserve a place in thy ...........for .......S. Thompson
Reserve a place in thy ...........for .......S. Thompson
Catherine Weddle     Remember
Catherine Weddle Remember
Weddle
Weddle
faint Sarah E. Weddle signature
faint Sarah E. Weddle signature
shows  some slight breaks in a block
shows some slight breaks in a block

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